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Re: [TLUG]: running windows via kvm module -- any experiences?

On 1/31/07, Matt Price <moptop99@gmail.com> wrote:
On 1/31/07, celejar <celejar@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm also thinking of trying to run Windows (XP MCE 2005) virtually
> (Xen, KVM, or qemu) to operate a USB webcam unsupported under linux.
> I'm wondering whether the MS product registration / activation will be
> too much of a hassle. My copy of Windows came installed on the box,
> but when I reinstall it in a VM, it may think it's on a different
> machine. There was a thread about this here not long ago, but I'm not
> sure just how difficult explaining the situation to a MS rep over the
> phone / net would be.

I did this on a Dell using vmware with my own laptop; didn't have any
trouble, though I also expected some.  On the otherh and I never
really used that VM so maybe there would have been difficulties down
the line.

Thanks, good to know.


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