Difference between revisions of "HowTo Determine If Hardware Virtualization Is Enabled"

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* On an '''AMD''' (AMD-V) system check "'''/pro/cpuinfo'''" for the '''svm''' flag:  
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* On an '''AMD''' (AMD-V) system check "'''/pro/cpuinfo'''" for the existence of the '''svm''' flag:  
 
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<div class="userInput"><span class="prompt">[root@probe ~]# </span>cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep 'svm'</div>
 
<div class="userInput"><span class="prompt">[root@probe ~]# </span>cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep 'svm'</div>

Revision as of 15:39, 4 December 2009

  • On an AMD (AMD-V) system check "/pro/cpuinfo" for the existence of the svm flag:
[root@probe ~]# cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep 'svm'
flags		: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ht
syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt pdpe1gb rdtscp lm 3dnowext 3dnow constant_tsc rep_good nonstop_tsc extd_apicid pni monitor
cx16 popcnt lahf_lm cmp_legacy svm extapic cr8_legacy abm sse4a misalignsse 3dnowprefetch osvw ibs skinit wdt
[root@probe ~]#