[mythtv-users] VMWare on the backend. Viable solution?
oliver.greg at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 15:23:37 UTC 2010
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 8:29 AM, Kenni Lund <kenni at kelu.dk> wrote:
> 2010/1/17 Jon Whitear <jon at whitear.org>:
>>>> I have a GA-P55-UD3P with a Core i5 (at least I'm pretty sure that's the
>>> board I have.) I haven't found any VT-d settings in the BIOS, but I'll try
>>> the Ctl+F1 trick and >report back.
>>> Much obliged. Will go out and purchase this board right away if this works.
>> Finally got a chance to try this yesterday. Not good news, I'm afraid. Ctl+F1 does nothing in my BIOS, and there are no VT-d settings in the BIOS otherwise.
> Are you sure about that? I didn't get any confirmation saying that
> more settings had been activated or similar, but after clicking
> Ctrl+F1, more settings were indeed available in the menues, including
> VT-D. My server is headless, so I can't check the BIOS for the
> specific location, but it was pretty easy to find after Ctrl+F1 had
> been clicked.
> The manual of your motherboard also confirms this on page 33:
> "To access the BIOS Setup program, press the <Delete> key during the
> POST when the power is turned on.
> To see more advanced BIOS Setup menu options, you can press <Ctrl> +
> <F1> in the main menu of the
> BIOS Setup program."
> Same thing with the GA-P55A-UD3P board, also on page 33:
My BIOS (dell laptop xps1640) does not have any VT-d options, but I
tried for giggles and successfully detached my NIC card using the
instructions in the link Kenni provided for Xen. It may just be that
it just works like here.
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