Bug 412131 - intel-kvm module fails to load
intel-kvm module fails to load
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2007-12-05 10:10 EST by Jonathan Underwood
Modified: 2007-12-05 12:29 EST (History)
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Description Jonathan Underwood 2007-12-05 10:10:14 EST
Description of problem:
The kvm module loads, but kvm-intel doesn't, and /dev/kvm isn't created. This
makes life difficult for virt-manager and friends.

# /sbin/modprobe kvm-intel
FATAL: Error inserting kvm_intel
(/lib/modules/2.6.23.8-63.fc8/kernel/drivers/kvm/kvm-intel.ko): Operation not
supported

# less /proc/cpuinfo
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 15
model name      : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU          6600  @ 2.40GHz
stepping        : 6
cpu MHz         : 1600.000
cache size      : 4096 KB
physical id     : 0
siblings        : 2
core id         : 0
cpu cores       : 2
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 10
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov
pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx lm
constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good pni monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 ssse3
cx16 xtpr lahf_lm
bogomips        : 4790.67
clflush size    : 64
cache_alignment : 64
address sizes   : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management:

processor       : 1
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 15
model name      : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU          6600  @ 2.40GHz
stepping        : 6
cpu MHz         : 1600.000
cache size      : 4096 KB
physical id     : 0
siblings        : 2
core id         : 1
cpu cores       : 2
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 10
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov
pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx lm
constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good pni monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 ssse3
cx16 xtpr lahf_lm
bogomips        : 4787.76
clflush size    : 64
cache_alignment : 64
address sizes   : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual
power management:



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.6.23.8-63

How reproducible:
Everytime

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Comment 1 Jonathan Underwood 2007-12-05 12:29:07 EST
Yeah, ok, I am an idjut. The contents of /proc/cpuinfo led me to believe HVM was
enabled in the bios, but it wasn't. Sorry for the noise, closing.

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