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Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (Intel® VT-d)

How can I enable Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) on my system?
The Intel® Virtualization Technology can be enabled or disabled in the BIOS setup. The default behavior is disabled. To change the settings, follow these steps.

  1. Access the system BIOS by pressing <F2> during the system power-on self test (POST).

  2. Click Advanced > Processor Configuration.

  3. Select Intel® VT for Directed I/O, change to Enabled.

  4. Do an AC power cycle.

Note Any time the setup options are changed, to either enabled or disabled, an AC power cycle must be done for the changes to take effect.

The Technical Product Specification document has more information. Click on your product name below This applies to: to see the documentation and home page for your product.

This applies to:

Intel® Compute Module MFS5520VIR
Intel® Server Board S3420GP Family
Intel® Server Board S5500BC
Intel® Server Board S5500WB
Intel® Server Board S5520HC
Intel® Server Board S5520UR
Intel® Server System SR1600UR
Intel® Server System SR1625UR
Intel® Server System SR1630BC
Intel® Server System SR1630GP
Intel® Server System SR1630HGP
Intel® Server System SR1690WB
Intel® Server System SR1695WB
Intel® Server System SR2600UR Family
Intel® Server System SR2625UR Family
Intel® Workstation Board S5520SC

Solution ID: CS-031147
Last Modified: 20-Jul-2014
Date Created: 15-Dec-2009
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