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Re: [Xen-users] Virtualbox as host, Xen as guest

On Mon, 2015-01-12 at 08:04 +0000, Gordan Bobic wrote:
> On 2015-01-12 01:48, Mohsen Pahlevanzadeh wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > 
> > I'm Xen student and because of my system is debian sid, i decide to
> > install debian stable on virtualbox, and test and learn xen
> > virtulization on debian stable.
> > 
> > I'm reading and following wiki page, I install a a package and i have
> > to run the following grep:
> > https://wiki.debian.org/Xen
> > the given grep:
> > 
> > egrep '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo
> > 
> > But i didn't any result, I think it's related to run on VM machine,
> > (VirtualBox).
> > 
> > Do you have any idea?
> I'm pretty sure nesting (any) hypervisors is not supported.

That would be a Virtual Box issue, not a Xen one (just in case it wasn't
obvious to the OP). Looks like the upstream BR is
https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/4032, I wouldn't be holding my

Note that this just means you can't run HVM or PVH guests, traditional
PV guests still ought to work since they don't need vmx/svm.


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