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Re: Virtual Machines: Newbie / novice questions

Mark Fletcher wrote:

> On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 11:03:56PM +0200, deloptes wrote:
>> craigswin wrote:
>> > Can you expand on that?  New to VMs, considering them as an alternative
>> > to dualboot, with Stretch as host and Win7 as a guest to run
>> > Vectorworks.
>> VMs come with a penalty in performance and functionality
> But we are talking about running Windows on the guest, so performance
> and functionality penalties are a given anyway... :)

What I mean is that for some application one needs a dedicated hardware. I
don't know if Vectorworks is one such app (but 3d rendering ... might be an
issue IMO). Not everything works in VM especially such that interact with
the systems hardware or with external hardware.


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