[plug] re: virualisation

Arie Hol arie99 at ozemail.com.au
Mon Aug 27 20:47:48 WST 2007

On 27 Aug 2007 at 15:01, Brad Campbell wrote:

> Gavin Chester wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-08-27 at 16:16 +0800, Kev wrote:
> >> Richard Meyer wrote:
> >>> Dunno whether you can run Xen under XP, so that could be a point to
> >>> watch.
> >> Me neither, but you definitely can with Parallels and I'm pretty sure
> >> VirtualBox has a  Windoze host. 
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > 
> > It wasn't until this past post that I saw mention of virtualbox. There
> > were recent reviews ranking it better in some ways than vmware. Since
> I used to run all my VM's under Qemu with kqemu, but when I discovered
> Virtualbox I moved over to that. Its quite a bit faster. Unlike VMware, 
> kinda mostly open source (and the kernel module has no ugly object files
> linked in). I use the non-opensource edition as I need USB passthrough
> (which is flawless), but for most uses the OSE would be fine. I've been
> running it now for a good number of months and I'm well sold on it. 
> footprint on disk than VMware too.
> They even do nice, well behaved .deb's which makes upgrades and 
> a breeze.
> Brad

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