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Re: VM questions



On Fri, 12 Jun 2009 04:41:49 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:

> Amadeus W.M. wrote:
>> I have a dual Xeon 64 bit processor, which I don't believe has hardware
>> VM support. Can I still run a VM machine in F11 with XP as guest OS?
>> Which F11 disk should I download?
> 
> Well, Fedora itself currently only supports KVM (which requires hardware
> virtualization) and plain QEMU (pure software emulation, extremely
> slow), but there are several options you can try: * kqemu: available in
> RPM Fusion Free * VirtualBox OSE: available in RPM Fusion Free *
> VirtualBox (proprietary, not recommended - but see OSE above) * VMWare
> (proprietary, not recommended)
> 
> There's also Xen being worked on for F12:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/XenPvopsDom0 and with preliminary
> RPMs at http://fedorapeople.org/~myoung/dom0/ , but AFAIK Xen does not
> support Window$ guests unless you have hardware virtualization.
> 
>         Kevin Kofler


Good summary! Thank you!




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