[nSLUG] Virtual PC 2007

Scott Syms scottsyms at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 21:26:20 AST 2007


I've been using VMWare for some time, running linux/linux, windows/ 
linux and linux/windows host/guest pairs.

Works great & both VMWare server and player are free.

tks

S

On 3-Mar-07, at 1:03 PM, Jeff Warnica wrote:

>
> "Historically", at least, various MS virtualization products have  
> worked
> very poorly with non-MS products. I've been told that they are better
> now, but I am not sure.
>
> If by "work" you mean "run", then yes, it will work. If you mean
> "preform adequately for useful tasks", that's a good question. It  
> Would
> Be Fun To Try.
>
>
> On Sat, 2007-03-03 at 12:36 -0400, Preston Smith wrote:
>> Hello All!
>>
>> I see MS has released Virtual PC
>> 2007http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/virtualpc/ 
>> default.mspx
>>
>> Is this a good medium in which to run Linux to try it until such  
>> time as
>> one might cut over 100 % to Linux?
>>
>> I have a Linux install on a USB drive but my laptop will not boot  
>> from a
>> USB device.  I know there are ways to have it boot via a boot disk  
>> but
>> would Virtual PC work?
>>
>> Thanks for your thoughts
>>
>> Have a great weekend
>>
>> Preston
>>
>>
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