[vbox-dev] Making VirtualBox compatible with KVM

Frank Mehnert frank at innotek.de
Wed Oct 24 04:31:11 PDT 2007

On Wednesday 24 October 2007, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
> How difficult would it be to modify VBox in a way, that would allow
> VBox to run even when some other program took control of VMX root
> mode? (such as KVM, ...)

Quite impossible. Note that VBox on 32-bit machines don't refuses to
run any longer if the kvm module is loaded. This limitation is only
applicable for amd64 hosts now. And even VMware does not run on amd64
boxes if the kvm module is loaded (we checked this here).

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert    innotek GmbH, http://www.innotek.de
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