K.S. Bhaskar on 12 Feb 2008 14:10:14 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Finding a motherboard with a BIOS that does not block CPU virtualization

On Feb 12, 2008 4:58 PM, Matt Mossholder <matt@mossholder.com> wrote:

[KSB] <...snip...>

>         While virtualization may be disabled by the BIOS, in 99% of the cases I
> have seen, it is a configurable setting, not a hard limit. You just need
> to set the appropriate configuration option to enable the extensions.
>         If I recall correctly, the reason motherboards/systems ship with
> virtualization disabled is due to some of the virtualized malware out
> there... shipping with it disabled means you can't be negatively
> impacted.

[KSB] Matt, in both motherboards, I have not found a BIOS setting to
enable virtualization.  If it exists, it is a well buried secret not
shared with hoi polloi like me.  Any idea where to look?  Thanks.

-- Bhaskar
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