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PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:44 am    Post subject: Install virtualbox howto Reply with quote

So, how do I do this? I have not found any gentoo oriented tutorial for this :cry:
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.gentoo-wiki.info/VirtualBox
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, great!
Btw, should I enable something in the kernel for this? I think the cpu has some kind of hardware support for virtualization...
But I'm rather clueless on this.

cat /proc/cpuinfo tellsme about these 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 nx lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts pni monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr lahf_lm
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 6:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

afaik virtualbox does not need or use the virtualization-features of modern cpus. in fact, i'm running it on an old p4.
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