FW: Comments VMWare?
I've used VMWare, Win4Lin, and now, a win2k terminal server. vmware is rock
solid, but a little resource hungry. win4lin is VERY fast, but doesn't yet
provide 'microsoft networking' so you can't log in to an NT domain. A
terminal server is also VERY fast, and gives you access to windows network
Hope this helps.
From: Joseph Dane [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2001 2:21 PM
To: Jonathan Gift
Subject: Re: Comments VMWare?
>>>>> "Jonathan" == Jonathan Gift <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Jonathan> Hi, I might have to run a windows app, and one code copy
Jonathan> protected at that. Anyway, how is VMWare at running 32 bit
Jonathan> windows apps? as I understand it you load VMWare, then
Jonathan> W95/98, then your app. Does VMWare set up its own file
Jonathan> system? Where would I store my apps docs?
I use vmware, and love it. There are a number of ways to set it up,
including allocating a chunk of a disk for it to setup a filesystem
on, connecting to a samba server (possibly running on the same
machine, in the 'host' linux OS), or (IIRC) using an existing NT
vmware virtualizes the entire x86 environment. prepare to be amazed
as you boot your guest OS, see the familiar BIOS startup screen and
POST, and have a fully functional NT desktop, all safely contained
within an X Window.
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