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Re: vmware 1.0.8 (or .9) with 2.6.29

On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 08:13:16AM +0200, Mirco Piccin wrote:
> HI
> >> I'm seriously thinking to switch to virtualbox ose...
> >
> > me too but my image will not boot in VB, I have taken a copy of the boot
> > disks to see what I can do, but I am not hopeful - its a W2000 server
> > image.  This is the exact reason I want to move to VB from vmware
> I also need to work with win2k (server).
> It's possible to install a fresh win2k os using virtual box, but there
> are also some ways to clone your existent vmware win2k machine.
> You can use Clonezilla, or Mondo, or converting .vmdk to .vdi ....or
> something else.
> Example:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuMagazine/HowTo/Switching_From_VMWare_To_VirtualBox:_.vmdk_To_.vdi_Using_Qemu_+_VdiTool

yes I have gone down this path, there is something in my build that
makes it stop at mud.sys .....

> > I suspect that VirtualBox may require a fork
> VirtualBox is released also in a OpenSource version:
> virtual box ose
> Of course a fork is possible, but i don't think that it's required -
> not for now.
> Regards
> M

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