I have seen this or similar happening before.
Would you try disabling virtualisation in the bios, shutdown, restart
and then re-enable it. Sometimes this fixes it.
On Mon, 2018-10-22 at 16:53 +1100, h via luv-main wrote:
I am a hobbyist, running a desktop, latest version,
I have recently changed to an AMD processor having used intel for a
long time. I generally format and do a clean install on /, but
have a /home partition which has been around for many years and may
contain entries related to the intel processor rather than the amd
I am trying to install and run virtual box.
On starting a virtual machine I get a message:
AMD-V is disabled in the BIOS (or by the host OS)
My BIOS says that "Secure Virtual Machine" is enabled.
cat cpuinfo |grep svm
shows that svm is on each core.
dmidecode does NOT list the svm flag
Further system info:
Base Board Information
Manufacturer: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd.
Product Name: B350M PRO-VDH (MS-7A38)
Socket Designation: AM4
Type: Central Processor
Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Signature: Family 23, Model 1, Stepping 1
Thinking there may be detritus in my /home partition, I have
created a new user, but experienced the same problem when starting
Any help on 'how to make virtual box work' would be appreciated,
also any info on why cpuinfo says svm is available, but dmidecode
I am on and off line at the moment, so may take time to respond.
Thank you in advance!
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