Problem running 8.1R on KVM with AMD hosts
luke at hybrid-logic.co.uk
Fri Oct 1 00:56:01 UTC 2010
On Thu, 2010-09-30 at 18:55 -0400, Jung-uk Kim wrote:
> It seems MCA capability is advertised by the CPUID translator but
> writing to the MSRs causes GPF. In other words, it seems like a CPU
> emulator bug. A simple workaround is 'set hw.mca.enabled=0' from the
> loader prompt. If it works, add hw.mca.enabled="0"
> in /boot/loader.conf to make it permanent. MCA does not make any
> sense in emulation any way.
Awesome, this allows us to boot 8.1R on Linux KVM with AMD hardware!
Thank you very much. This has just doubled our number of availability
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