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From Abhinandan Prateek <>
Subject Re: Configuration to check if hvm is enabled in XS
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:07:13 GMT
The parameter "xen.check.hvm" was supposed to control if the host should be hvm enabled or
Currently, since it is not set in the db implies that only hvm enabled xenserver host can
be added to the cloud.
HVM mode is required for windows VM.

It is right to enforce the hvm mode for the cloud as otherwise it will not be able to support
the full cloud functionality.


On 18-Sep-2012, at 2:45 PM, Koushik Das <> wrote:

> I found the following piece of code in (configure() method)
>        value = _params.get("xen.check.hvm");
>        _checkHvm = value == null ? true : Boolean.parseBoolean(value);
> Currently there is no configuration in the database with that name and so _checkHvm is
always true. This requires that XS host has hvm enabled on it before it can be added through
CS. Wanted to check why this configuration got added? Also don't see any such check for other
> Thanks,
> Koushik

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