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Re: Virtualization for Beginner

Alan Evans wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 8:07 AM, Erik P. Olsen <epodata gmail com> wrote:
>> Okay, maybe the piece of cake was a little larger than what I remember :-)
>> I actually went to http://www.virtualbox.org, downloaded the package for
>> Fedora and did a yum localinstall
> And they don't have a pre-made version for F10 available at that site
> that I can find.
Fedora 9 ("Sulphur") / 10 ("Cambridge") i386 | AMD64


> In any case, the last time I attempted to install VirtualBox it was
> not a piece of cake. That was about a year or year-and-a-half ago, so
> I hope it has gotten much easier since then. After an hour of trying
> to set up a simple network bridge for the VM to use, I gave up. An
> hour of my time cost our company more than a new VMWare license. Got
> the license, installed the RPM, ran the (mostly automated) setup
> script, created the new virtual machine by clicking the big, friendly
> button, selected "Use Bridged Networking," done. Now that was a piece
> of cake.
Setting up a bridging network connection is a matter of selecting it
from a menu. I have set up both bridging and NAT connections in less
then a minute.

The thing you are not going to find is a pre-built kernel module -
it will compile one for you, but you have to have the kernel
headers, gcc, etc installed.


  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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