Which virtualization software should I choose
Nicolas Le Cam
niko.lecam at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 07:51:36 CDT 2009
2009/6/11 Paul Vriens <paul.vriens.wine at gmail.com>:
> On 06/11/2009 11:30 AM, Nicolas Le Cam wrote:
>> 2009/6/11 Paul Vriens<paul.vriens.wine at gmail.com>:
>>> Just upgraded to Fedora 11 and (yet again) having issues with VMware
>>> VMware still doesn't support Fedora (as a host) and I'm tired of
>>> fixing/patching things, again and again.
>>> I need to run several Windows versions (95 up to Vista for now) for our
>>> winetest and I really like the snapshot possibilities of VMware.
>>> Suggestions, recommendations?
>> I'm using VirtualBox. Apart from some problems around d3d/opengl and
>> interruptions, it works quiet well. It also manages snapshots and have
>> a CLI.
>> See w2k-sp4-fr results on winetest. It has passed the test suite once
>> (I didn't run latest builds but I will).
>> Unfortunately, I don't know VMWare Workstation at all, so I can't tell
>> you what are the differences.
> Just installed VirtualBox and it does have snaphots but not so extensive as
> VMware. In VMware I have some W2K snapshots:
> - out-of-the-box
> - SP1
> - SP2
> - SP3
> - SP4 + Windows Update
> I can freely choose which I want to go to. Not so with VirtualBox I'm afraid
> as they are all on top of each other.
> (I guess for now I keep my other, F10, box around).
I thought it was possible but never tried as I'm just using an
up-to-date clean install, it suffices for my needs.
If I have some time I'll try more things with those snapshots.
Nicolas Le Cam
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