Matt Mossholder on 12 Feb 2008 15:05:23 -0800

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

On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 17:30 -0500, K.S. Bhaskar wrote:
> [KSB2] Gigabyte GA-M61P-S3 and GA-M68SM-S2.  I'll take a look again
> next time I boot the machines (probably tomorrow), but could not find
> anything that looked like a switch for virtualization in the BIOS on
> either.  Both boards are recent and have recent BIOSes (the latest
> production releases are just stepping updates).
> -- Bhaskar

I found reference here:

...that says that revision 1604 of the GA-M61P-S3 BIOS has the hidden
virtualization setting "unhidden".  No luck on the other board. The same
thread mentions one person who patched the BIOS to re-enable the hidden
setting, but no detail is provided.


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