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Re: Installing NetBSD on Virtual Box


On Aug 11, 2010, at 11:44 AM, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 8:05 PM, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
>> What is the exact host CPU, and does it support VT-x/AMD-V?
> Intel Dual-Core Pentium something. I don't know exactly. Looking at the 
> output of /etc/proc/cpuinfo on Linux I see the following:
> vendor_id     : GenuineIntel
> cpu family    : 6
> model         : 23
> model name    : Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU       T4200  @ 2.00GHz
[ ... ]
> Enabling PAE/NX and I/O APIC didn't help. I can't find settings for 
> VT-X/AMD-V or Nested Paging.

Nope, it doesn't support 'em:

You've got a Penryn-based chip that's just barely too old to implement VT-X; 
and only the Nehelem (ie, Core i3/5/7 and maybe the equivalent Xeon flavors) 
support nested paging:

> I don't think we need to spend more time on this. I got QEMU working, so 
> let's see if I can manage with that. Thank you for your help.

Fortunately, it sounds like you've gotten an alternative which is working.


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