[PVE-User] KVM hardware Motherboard and CPU

guy guy at britewhite.net
Fri Jan 16 09:45:11 CET 2009


Thanks for getting back to me... I've been googling for a last few  
days about this stuff and getting nowhere...

Sorry it's a Q8200 processor.

Where did you find out about the processors and their specs? is there  
a nice comparison site?


On the side of the box it says "
On 16 Jan 2009, at 08:36, Martin Maurer wrote:

> Hi,
> there is no intel cpu q8000, which one do you have exactly?
> Pls see http://compare.intel.com/pcc/default.aspx?familyID=1  to  
> compare the features (Inter virtualization is needed)
> As far as I see, Q8200 and also Q8300 does NOT have Intel VT.
> The Q9xxx series supports Intel VT.
> To successfully run KVM, the motherboard also has to support Intel VT.
> For small basic systems, I personally use the Intel Xeon series 3xxx  
> with the entry level Intel server mainboards. They are low priced  
> and you got decent performance and dual nic and good Intel quality.  
> You can build these server by your own but you also can buy complete  
> system from major vendors built on these components.
> Can anyone recommend a 1he supermicro system? I know they are  
> working well but I personally have no system here.
> Best Regards,
> Martin Maurer
> martin at proxmox.com
> http://www.proxmox.com
>> -----Original Message-----
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>> bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of guy
>> Sent: Donnerstag, 15. Jänner 2009 21:41
>> To: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
>> Subject: [PVE-User] KVM hardware Motherboard and CPU
>> Hello,
>> I've been using proxmox for a few months now and very impressed with
>> it.  I'm now trying to build some more servers.  I have an ASUS, P5E-
>> VM DO motherboard and a Q8000 Intel 2 quad core CPU.
>> In the BIOS (version 0803) I found vt-d which I can enable but I'm  
>> not
>> able to run KVM.
>> No matter what I try I'm not able to get KVM working.
>>  Does any one have any ideas on how I might be able to make this
>> work?  Is there a third party BIOS which I could install which would
>> allow it? or am I missing a very basic option in the BIOS?
>> Any and all suggestions welcome.
>> Otherwise can people suggest motherboard/CPU pairs which do work? I
>> need quad core and it needs to fit in a 1U ATX chassis.
>> Thanks
>> --Guy
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