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    Subjectoverriding BIOS (was: Re: [ANNOUNCE] kvm howto)
    On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 12:15:02AM -0800, Dor Laor wrote:
    > The BIOS check is a must, it checks bit #0 of MSR_IA32_FEATURE_CONTROL,
    > if it set this means that software cannot write to the MSR. If bit #2 is
    > clear too then when executing vmxon you'll get #GP.
    >
    > So the check should better be there...

    You were right, just writing to this MSR (via kvm_enable) halts my laptop.
    Which is kinda strange, as this solution works on Intel Mac Minis.

    Anyway, complaint to Lenovo sent and got ignored.

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    Tomasz Torcz ,,(...) today's high-end is tomorrow's embedded processor.''
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