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Old 2013-10-09, 03:14   #1
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I would like to dual boot between Windows 8 Pro and Ubuntu.

I've tried to work within a Ubuntu Virtualbox guest, but the guest doesn't support all of the machine instructions I want (namely AVX2).

Has anyone successfully done this? I've read some things that make it seem less straightforward with Win 8.
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Old 2013-10-09, 07:17   #2
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The ubuntu forums are probably a good place to ask. No one here is switching to windows 8.
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Old 2013-10-11, 21:28   #3
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I would like to dual boot between Windows 8 Pro and Ubuntu.

I've tried to work within a Ubuntu Virtualbox guest, but the guest doesn't support all of the machine instructions I want (namely AVX2).

Has anyone successfully done this? I've read some things that make it seem less straightforward with Win 8.
Make sure you are using hardware virtualization. This will have to be enabled in the BIOS (AMD-V, VT-X) and in VritualBox's configuration. Some low-end Intel CPUs will not support this. Also make sure you're running a 64-bit guest if your host is 64-bit.
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Make sure you are using hardware virtualization. This will have to be enabled in the BIOS (AMD-V, VT-X) and in VritualBox's configuration. Some low-end Intel CPUs will not support this. Also make sure you're running a 64-bit guest if your host is 64-bit.
Ah! I didn't know about that. Thanks, that could be very helpful since I'd rather not bother with dual-booting if I don't have to. Virtualbox will work for the main goal of developing/testing new code as long as I can make it see the CPU's AVX2 capability.
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