Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Checking the Virtualisation Technology on AMD and Intel

You may want to check whether your hardware supports Virtualisation for Intel and AMD chipsets.

# egrep "flags.*:.*(svm|vmx)" /proc/cpuinfo

If there is output, your hardware supports virtualisation.

Other related Topics includes
  1. Determining if Intel Virtualization Technology or AMD Virtualization is enabled in the BIOS without rebooting
  2. Detecting Intel VT and AMD-V 

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