Re: VMware

Subject: Re: VMware
From: David Neeley <dbneeley -at- oddpost -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 17:21:15 -0800 (PST)


You might find running Linux on such a system with VMWare running Windows would require less RAM than a Windows-on-Windows setup. In fact, I am sure you would.

Although my first choice would also be to acquire a testbed system, if you are constrained from doing so and must run it on your workstation, I'd consider dual-booting a Linux setup in a totally separate partition, so the VMWare Windows session would have *nothing* to do with the rest of your setup.

Sounds like a lot of hassle--and it is!--but if this is to be a long-term situation I believe you'll find it worthwhile.

However, I also wouldn't want to run something like that on less than 1 GB of RAM, either...but then, that will also be the minimum I will put into my own next machine.

David



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