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Re: FC10, Virtualization , Windows XP



Bill Davidsen wrote:
> the last I checked Avi told me that Win98SE did some 
> stuff in real mode which kvm can't catch,

I believe that depends on the vendor:

    According to the [Intel] VT-x spec, guest OSes cannot operate in
    real mode… AMD SVM, on the other hand, supports real-mode for
    guests…
        – http://lwn.net/Articles/182080/

(The article is about Xen and predates KVM, but the hardware is the same.)

Hope this helps,

James.

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