[CentOS] Setting up a Virtual Machine

Sun Nov 20 22:54:34 UTC 2011
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 11/20/11 2:45 PM, John J. Boyer wrote:
> I have CentOS 5.7. How would I go about setting up a virtual machine so
> as to run another Linux distro on top of it? Specifically Scientific
> Linux or Vinux, a special distro for blind users. I will be using the
> latter to test my BrailelBlaster software with gtk and the Orca
> screenreader. Will I have to assign memory to the VM permanently?

imho, the easiest way to do this would be to install VirtualBox.  the 
memory assigned to the VM is only in use when the VM is active, you can 
'standby' a virtualbox and it releases all its resources, then resume it 
at another time.

john r pierce                            N 37, W 122
santa cruz ca                         mid-left coast