BIOS password...: probably on latitudes only
lnhaig at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 04:49:31 CDT 2008
I thought you might ask that :-)
I have tried everything and the only one that works is Vmware
workstation but that is expensive.
I will keep at it then thanks for the help
Mario_Limonciello at Dell.com wrote:
> Can you consider trying a different virtualization solution instead of KVM possibly? It's likely that you could be encountering a bug in KVM. Eg Virtualbox, or VMWare? They both support the VT flag of your CPU.
> Mario Limonciello
> Dell | Linux Engineering
> Mario_Limonciello at Dell.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lance Haig [mailto:lnhaig at gmail.com]
> Sent: Wed 7/23/2008 7:14 PM
> To: Limonciello, Mario
> Cc: linux-desktops
> Subject: Re: BIOS password...: probably on latitudes only
> Hi Mario,
> Well where do i start.
> I have a Latitude D531 with the following
> 4GB ram
> ATI - Radeon x1270
> 120 Gb HDD
> AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile
> Technology TL-60
> 1.60 GHz
> My story.
> I bought this laptop for my packaging duties on the distribution I am a
> member of. and the first task was to install a vm tool to run my Dev
> I was able to install kvm onto my machine but as soon as I started the
> vm my laptop would hang and then reset.
> I have tried the following distributions with the same result.
> After your e-mail I made the changes you suggested so the machine now
> just hangs/freezes
> I have to force it off.
> I have checked if I am running the newest bios and I am .
> I am willing to help in any way to solve this so not only I but everyone
> else who owns one of these can run vm software and happily use linux.
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