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How do I enable hyperthreading?

We have the following CPU that supports hyper-threading. Though Ubuntu doesn't recognize that each core supports 4 threads. Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2407 http://ark.intel.com/products/64614/ The ...
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0answers
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virt-manager not installing

I am trying to install virt-manager on 11.10 on 64 bit machine sudo aptitude install virt-manager here is where it stopped the install Processing triggers for python-support ... Errors were ...
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2answers
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Unable to Boot Live CD to resize disk partition

I have a working version of 11.10 installed on VMware but I need to increase my disk space. I tried to boot from iso (on windows drive), but neither F2, F12 or ESC seem to work. I wanted to boot from ...
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Is there a better paravirtualization solution than Xen?

Question: I want to run a (para) virtual machine on my Linux console server. Catch-22 is that the processor does not support VTX/AMDv, so I have to use para virtualization instead of normal/hardware ...
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3answers
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Create a partition in virtual machine!

I want to create a partition in virtual machine ubuntu 11.10 32 bit so that i can test a few things. I use a guide for smthing i want to do and it says that i should create a partition in my system ...
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1answer
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Simulate an already installed operating system

First I have to add that I do not know how to explain what I want in the title so if anybody has a better idea be my guess. Here it goes: I have Windows 7 installed in one of my hard drives. The ...
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1answer
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What is IOMMU and will it improve my VM performance?

My Motherboard's chipset supports this feature IOMMU, i've read (but not really understand) that it improves the VM performance by letting the VM make use of the actual physical hardware instead of ...
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1answer
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Loading KVM AMD module fails

I want to use QEMU+KVM on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric but virt-manager warns that KVM is not loaded and performance will suffer. The problem may depend on the fact that sudo modprobe kvm-amd fails with ...
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2answers
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How to route KVM virtual machine audio to Ubuntu 11.10 host using virt-manager?

I've been using KVM in combination with Virt-Manager and Remmina at a fair success up until now. The issue I need to solve now is to get audio from a virtualized Windows XP and make it audible on the ...
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2answers
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Is my VM using KVM or QEMU?

After installing Ubuntu 11.10 and copying my KVM images which were created on Ubuntu 11.04 over to the new system, I notice that Virt-manager says it's using QEMU and not KVM. Also when running virsh ...
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1answer
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How to install and run Windows XP / Vista in KVM headless server?

I have a Headless Ubuntu 11.10 Server running with KMV installed. I was able to install and run several VMs with the vmbuilder. However, now I want to install and run several Windows (XP & Win7) ...