Travis Fraser wrote: > On Sat, 2008-04-05 at 08:57 -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote: >> If I read correctly - the 5.2 release will have xen 3.0 >> >> Does that mean I will be able to run vista as guest operating system? >> I seem to remember reading that vista could be run under xen 3.0 >> >> I have found instructions for installing XP under xen 3.0 in Debian, so >> I'm hoping it vista on CentOS 5.2 will also be possible ?? >> >> There's only a small handful of apps I need/want - but they don't do >> well under wine (IE garmin software for putting maps on my GPS) - and I >> don't want to dual boot. > > Why not use vmware or virtualbox? Either would work fine. You would need > to do an install of Windows anyway into the virtual machine, right? > vmware is an option but I've seen a lot of issues where kernel updates break it and you have to keep running an older kernel until a fix is issued. virtualbox I had not heard of - but it looks like the free version isn't fully functional (IE some USB device issues). I may try it - hopefully the serial port works because I must have working serial port (for communication with my garmin).