When you boot NetBSD/xen, you don’t get SpeedStep anymore. At least, on NetBSD 5.1, as of 2011-07-14. Some job have been done in 2009 but wasn’t kept in the sources. Check Add Intel SpeedStep and AMD PowerNow! support in Xen dom0 for more informations.
I run my production virtual machines on NetBSD/xen. But I’m doing all the testings on VMware Fusion.
Last week, I wanted to grab my production machine and tweak it from my testing environment.
Here’s how to convert and use a xen disk image on VMware software:
It’s now been two days I’m running TuM’Fatig on my Dell Inspiron Mini 10. The AIRIS N1110 has died so I just took the RAM and disk out of it and plug both in the Mini. Just modify the
ifconfig files and here we go.
Debian Lenny is one of my favorite Linux Distribution (when I have to run Linux…
Here’s how to install and run a Lenny domU under a NetBSD/xen dom0 installation.
My dom0 is running NetBSD 5.1_STABLE/amd64 and Xen version 3.3.2.
The domU will be running Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (i386).
The NetBSD/xen port is able to run M$ Windows domU, since you have a CPU that features the Intel®
First, ensure that your (Intel®) CPU has the correct feature ; I’m looking for the Intel® Virtualization Technology feature:
# cpuctl identify 0 cpu0: Intel Core 2 (Merom) (686-class), id 0x6f6 (...) cpu0: features2 0xe3bd<SSE3,DTES64,MONITOR,DS-CPL,VMX,EST,TM2,SSSE3,CX16,xTPR,PDCM> (...) cpu0: "Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T7400 @ 2.16GHz" (...)
VMX feature means that I should be able to run any Xen-unaware OS.