I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 in a VirtualBox on a Windows 10 machine.
I'm trying to create and test a Docker swarm by creating a couple virtual machines on my (virtual) Ubuntu OS. (I know, I know. VMs on VMs on VMs. I should just get a Mac). I've downloaded VirtualBox in Ubuntu, and am running the following at command-line:
docker-machine create --driver virtualbox myvm1
Running pre-create checks... Error with pre-create check: "This computer doesn't have VT-X/AMD-v enabled. Enabling it in the BIOS is mandatory"
Virtualization is enabled on my Windows 10 machine:
Virtualization also appears enabled for Ubuntu, as viewed through the VirtualBox Settings (running on Windows):
I've tried to enable through the Ubuntu BIOS on startup, but I can't seem to get in there to change anything. If I press F2 or F12 or ESC (or any key for that matter), I can see a list of processes running during startup, but don't have any control, and the OS just boots as normal. Ancillary question, is there a BIOS for Ubuntu running on a VM, or just one for my hardware?
I read that perhaps I should disable Fast Startup on my Windows machine, and have done that, but have seen no difference. And my host machine boots up pretty fast anyway, too.
If I run in Ubuntu Terminal,
grep --color vmx /proc/cpuinfo
nothing is returned. Same for svm, which would appear to confirm that virtualization is not enabled or possible. The ultimate question is, how do I enable it?