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Enabling Hyper-V on a VMware 64bit win2k8 guest image

  1. #1


    Paul Adare Guest

    Re: Enabling Hyper-V on a VMware 64bit win2k8 guest image

    On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 09:55:56 -0000, Newbie wrote:

    > I have installed 64bit Win2k8 Enterprise Edition (virtualised using VMWARE
    > server 2.0 - running off vista 64bit). When i try to add the hyper-v role,
    > it prompts me to enable DEP or make sure that CPU is a 64bit processor.
    >
    > I want to install to review and test HYPER-V before going ahead and install
    > on a phyical system.
    >
    > Can anyone give me some pointers on how to install Hyper-v in a virtualised
    > guest system.
    Hyper-V requires hardware virtualization which is not available in a
    virtual machine. You can't run Hyper-V in a VM.

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  3. #2


    Newbie Guest

    Enabling Hyper-V on a VMware 64bit win2k8 guest image

    Hi

    I have installed 64bit Win2k8 Enterprise Edition (virtualised using VMWARE
    server 2.0 - running off vista 64bit). When i try to add the hyper-v role,
    it prompts me to enable DEP or make sure that CPU is a 64bit processor.

    I want to install to review and test HYPER-V before going ahead and install
    on a phyical system.

    Can anyone give me some pointers on how to install Hyper-v in a virtualised
    guest system.

    Thanks



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  4. #3


    Charlie Russel - MVP Guest

    Re: Enabling Hyper-V on a VMware 64bit win2k8 guest image

    As Paul says, you simply can't do what you are trying to do. Hyper-V uses
    the built in hardware virtualization capabilities of the latest Intel and
    AMD processors, and that requires that it have physical control of the
    processors. And it can't have that running from a virtualized Windows Server
    guest.

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    "Newbie" <newbie@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:%23nQhGpJSJHA.1160@xxxxxx

    > Hi
    >
    > I have installed 64bit Win2k8 Enterprise Edition (virtualised using VMWARE
    > server 2.0 - running off vista 64bit). When i try to add the hyper-v
    > role, it prompts me to enable DEP or make sure that CPU is a 64bit
    > processor.
    >
    > I want to install to review and test HYPER-V before going ahead and
    > install on a phyical system.
    >
    > Can anyone give me some pointers on how to install Hyper-v in a
    > virtualised guest system.
    >
    > Thanks
    >
    >

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  5. #4


    Newbie Guest

    Re: Enabling Hyper-V on a VMware 64bit win2k8 guest image

    Thanks for the response.



    "Charlie Russel - MVP" <charlie@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:uVLbm$LSJHA.5092@xxxxxx

    > As Paul says, you simply can't do what you are trying to do. Hyper-V uses
    > the built in hardware virtualization capabilities of the latest Intel and
    > AMD processors, and that requires that it have physical control of the
    > processors. And it can't have that running from a virtualized Windows
    > Server guest.
    >
    > --
    > Charlie.
    > http://msmvps.com/blogs/xperts64
    > http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/charlie.russel
    >
    > "Newbie" <newbie@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:%23nQhGpJSJHA.1160@xxxxxx

    >> Hi
    >>
    >> I have installed 64bit Win2k8 Enterprise Edition (virtualised using
    >> VMWARE server 2.0 - running off vista 64bit). When i try to add the
    >> hyper-v role, it prompts me to enable DEP or make sure that CPU is a
    >> 64bit processor.
    >>
    >> I want to install to review and test HYPER-V before going ahead and
    >> install on a phyical system.
    >>
    >> Can anyone give me some pointers on how to install Hyper-v in a
    >> virtualised guest system.
    >>
    >> Thanks
    >>
    >>
    >

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