[CentOS] Advice sought: Virtual Win7 on Centos 6.2

Digimer linux at alteeve.com
Fri Jan 6 22:28:06 UTC 2012

On 01/06/2012 05:17 PM, david wrote:
> Folks
> I have a new laptop running Centos 6.2 64-bit.  I'd like to put a 
> virtual machine running Windows 7 (licensed), with full audio/video 
> functions, and good response.  Which virtual system would you 
> recommend?  I can think of KVM, or VirtualBox, or ...?
> The "good response" requirement pretty much excludes a web-style 
> video presentation.
> Opinions solicited.
> David Kurn

I have great performance with KVM running windows guests using the
virtio storage drivers. Below is how I do it (on clusters, normally, but
should be easy to adapt for a single-machine host):


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