- Your VPS will be shutdown/reboot during this process. It is recommended to shutdown the VPS from inside the VPS before using this option.
- This guide is applicable only for KVM based VPSes, OpenVZ based VPS have CPU-Passthrough/Host-Passthrough enabled by default.
Enabling CPU Passthrough, "passes through" the host-node CPU to your VPS, this is a must have when a program being run needs a specific CPU flag or needs a identifiable CPU to run. Enabling CPU passthrough also allows one to know the real CPU on the host-node.
Click on Manage on the VPS for which you wish to enable CPU Passthrough for
Switch to the Settings tab.
Under the "Change CPU Mode" dropdown, select "host-passthrough", then click on "Change CPU Mode"
Confirm the change of CPU Mode,
The panel will then confirm the task, please wait for 2-3 minutes for the task to complete,
You can find your current CPU Mode setting by visiting the Settings tab, the applied setting will be marked with (Applied)
Inside the VPS, you can use the command
to find the CPU model, flags and other information as well.