[CentOS] Virtualization - what do You recommend?

David McGuffey davidmcguffey at verizon.net
Thu Feb 4 02:20:27 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 11:51 -0500, Max Hetrick wrote:
> Bobby wrote:
> 
> > Odd, for some time I have had USB support with Sun's Virtualbox. It was a 
> > problem at some point but works fine here (Using Fedora 11). I'm pretty sure I 
> > watched a USB CAM on XP (as a VM client) a while ago.
> 
> Well, it's supported and works, however, you have to remount usbfs and 
> chmod a file or two, and then it works in VirtualBox. So it's more of a 
> bug I guess than unsupported.
> 
> Max

I'm using CentOS 5.4 x86_64 with KVM. Have created several Windows VMs.
USB, CDROM, and virtual hard disks all work in it.  Seems rock solid to
me so far. The VMs and their xml descriptor files are easy to back up.

DaveM




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