[CentOS] CentOS 6.5 VirtualBox

Fri Dec 6 12:58:35 UTC 2013
Toralf Lund <toralf.lund at pgs.com>

On 06/12/13 12:26, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 01:08:05AM -0800, John R Pierce wrote:
>> On 12/6/2013 12:22 AM, Toralf Lund wrote:
>>> KVM? I must admit I haven't even heard of it, except if you are talking
>>> about switchboxes;-)
>>> Can it be configured to run an actual Windows partition? (This is how I
>>> use VirtualBox today.)
>> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/KVM
> Note that the article there is very out of date, but there is a link at the
> top to a more current article.
>> yes, you can run a windows VM rather nicely.
> It can run a Windows VM,
The question wasn't whether it can run Windows, but whether it can be 
set up to use a Windows *partition*. As in a system originally set up to 
run natively, and not through a virtual machine.

>   but, at least in my experience, a Windows, or
> actually, even a Linux with GUI, doesn't run as well as it does with
> VirtualBox.


I sort of got the impression from other posters that it would actually 
work better than VirtualBox...
>    In addition, bridged networking takes a bit of work to set
> up--not very difficult once you're familiar with it, but it's done with a
> mouse click as it is in VirtualBox.
> On the plus side, it seems (not thoroughly tested on my part) to be less
> resource intensive than VBox, and better at sharing resources.

I see...

- Toralf

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