Virtualisation on F7 - I give up

Patrick fedora-list at
Tue Jun 12 14:38:38 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 14:59 +0100, John Lagrue wrote:
> No matter what docs I read, whether I use qemu-kvm or use the Virtual
> Machine Manager, or use virt-install, I cannot get WinXP installed on
> a guest. It just consistently gives me the BSoD.
> It seems that all the effort is in Xen for those who want to run this
> on the server level to supply a gazillion Linux VMs. Nothing else
> seems to work, and as for some reason Xen refuses even to exist on my
> F7 I can't try that - not that it would work with Windows anyway, from
> my understanding.

Have you tried the new virt & xen stuff from the testing repo?
$ sudo yum --enable updates-testing update libvirt* python-virt* virt* xen* kernel-xen*

> How do I bypass all this stuff and get vmware installed?

I think you can boot into a normal (non-xen) kernel and install vmware.
There is a howto on


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