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Re: all the possibilities for emulation/virtualization under fedora?

On Sat, 19 Jan 2008, Paul Smith wrote:

> On Jan 19, 2008 10:18 AM, Brian Chadwick <brianchad westnet com au> wrote:
> > >   for the sake of a presentation i'm giving, i want to list all of the
> > > options for emulation and virtualization under fedora.  i won't be
> > > explaining them all in horrendous detail (it's only an hour), but i at
> > > least want to hit the high points, so i'm just trying to create a list
> > > -- stuff like QEMU, VirtualBox, VMwarePlayer, JumpBox, KVM, Xen ...
> > > and on and on.
> > >
> > >   what's worth having on that list?  after it's all over, i'll post a
> > > summary (and perhaps a few simple recipes) to the wiki.  thanks.
> > >
> > I havent used QEMU, though a lot of things are based around it. I used
> > to use VMWare. Then I found VirtualBox. FOSS and easy to use. I give it
> > full marks. Xen and KVM require (as far as i know) special CPU support,
> > and as I have an old Athloin XP3200+, I cant use them.
> >
> > But yeah ... put VirtualBox on your list for sure.
> Is VirtualBox superior to VMware Server?

i'm hoping someone else can handle that, as i've *just* started to
play with it, and i have the first part of the wiki for this.  on the
main page:


you can see the new section on "Emulation and virtualization" and a
page on VirtualBox, at least enough to get one started.  beyond that,
i'll have to come back to it later.  i'm currently knee deep in QEMU.


Robert P. J. Day
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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