[CentOS] VMWare

Sat Jul 22 13:53:07 UTC 2006
Anthony Gabrielson <agabriel at home.tzo.org>

I just upgraded my kernel via yum and I didn't need to make any changes for
vmware to continue to work optimally.


On 7/22/06, Guillermo Garron <guillermo.fedora at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm not familiar with that package. VMware is very very easy to install,
> > though so I'm not sure where you're getting it's hard to install. It's
> > simply an RPM file to install. It runs through a configuration utility,
> > where you answer a few questions (usually the defaults are good), and
> > then you start the console with one command.
> >
> > Compared to other packages, VMware does a much better job at
> > communicating with your hardware. It's more true virtualization compared
> > to other software just tricking the system. Each virtual machine is
> > isolated from the other, so you should be careful about other packages
> > in regards to issues like this.
> >
> You were rigth it is really easy to install, and has no comparation
> with QEMU it is like being in an old VW and then in a Bugatty!! :)
> I have only one concern it had to compile a module for my kernel, so
> when I update my linux Kernel with yum, i will loose my VMWare ?
> I think yum is not take care of that :)
> regards,
> Guillermo.
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