Debian Bug report logs - #599339
linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64: cant load kvm_intel module

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Package: linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64; Maintainer for linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64 is Debian Kernel Team <debian-kernel@lists.debian.org>;

Reported by: Tomas Pelka <secreg.utko@gmail.com>

Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2010 18:18:01 UTC

Severity: important

Found in version linux-2.6/2.6.32-23

Done: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Debian Kernel Team <debian-kernel@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#599339; Package linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 18:18:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Tomas Pelka <secreg.utko@gmail.com>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Debian Kernel Team <debian-kernel@lists.debian.org>. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 18:18:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Tomas Pelka <secreg.utko@gmail.com>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64: cant load kvm_intel module
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2010 20:13:35 +0200
Package: linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64
Version: 2.6.32-23
Severity: important



-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing-proposed-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'testing-proposed-updates'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64 depends on:
ii  gcc-4.3                       4.3.5-4    The GNU C compiler
ii  linux-headers-2.6.32-5-common 2.6.32-23  Common header files for Linux 2.6.
ii  linux-kbuild-2.6.32           2.6.32-1   Kbuild infrastructure for Linux 2.
ii  kvm                           1:0.12.5+dfsg-3                                 dummy transitional package from kvm to qemu-kvm
ii  qemu-kvm                      0.12.5+dfsg-3                                   Full virtualization on x86 hardware

linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64 recommends no packages.

linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64 suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

Not able to load kvm_intel module. 
$ modprobe kvm_intel
FATAL: Error inserting kvm_intel (/lib/modules/2.6.32-5-amd64/kernel/arch/x86/kvm/kvm-intel.ko): Operation not supported

Dmesg says 
kvm: disabled by bios

Even if vm technologies are enabled in bios. It is ThinkStation E20, lspci output attachet. 




Reply sent to Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>:
You have taken responsibility. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 18:37:27 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Tomas Pelka <secreg.utko@gmail.com>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 18:37:27 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at 599339-done@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
To: 599339-done@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#599339: linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64: cant load kvm_intel module
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2010 19:35:26 +0100
On Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 08:13:35PM +0200, Tomas Pelka wrote:
[...]
> Not able to load kvm_intel module. 
> $ modprobe kvm_intel
> FATAL: Error inserting kvm_intel (/lib/modules/2.6.32-5-amd64/kernel/arch/x86/kvm/kvm-intel.ko): Operation not supported
> 
> Dmesg says 
> kvm: disabled by bios
> 
> Even if vm technologies are enabled in bios. It is ThinkStation E20, lspci output attachet. 
 
You probably need to turn the power off and on again.  (This is not a joke.)
In any case, this is a firmware problem and not a kernel bug.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus




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