[CentOS] guest vms crash host systems

Wed Oct 5 16:31:29 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 11:02 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> You could use VMware server or player as an alternative to kvm under
>> Centos.  VMware ESXi loads as the base OS, so you have to wipe
>> everything and start over.  The latest release (5.0) claims that
>> virtualization can be 'nested' - that is you could run kvm (etc.) on a
>> guest, although performance probably wouldn't be great.
> Any idea what the new version is based on? Is it still a 2.4 kernel (and
> based on RHEL 3)?

Don't think they admit to any relationship to Linux.   uname just says
VMkernel 5.0.0 #1 with a build number.  Most of the user level
programs are implemented with busybox.  It has ssh/scp, but no rsync.

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com