[nSLUG] VirtualBox running a 64 Bit Host

Daniel Morrison draker at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 10:29:34 AST 2010


Just to clarify: VirtualBox has the option to use VT-x/AMD-V. Enabling
these options in the BIOS and then in VirtualBox may result in better
performance, but AFAIK this is not required.

-D.

On 3 February 2010 09:28, George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com> wrote:

> VBox doesn't use CPU emulation, only devices (disk, graphics, etc.) are
> emulated.  VBox uses hardware virtualization VT-x (Intel) or AMD-V.
>
> Using KVM on x86_64 linux some  systems require enabling CPU options in
> the BIOS -- VBox may need the same.
>
> --
> George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia



More information about the nSLUG mailing list