Using VMWare for Dapper testing

Carlos Ribeiro carribeiro at
Tue Nov 29 09:46:37 GMT 2005

On 11/29/05, Daniel Robitaille <robitaille at> wrote:
> Personally I tried to use that free VMware player, but it seems trying
> it on 256mb of RAM (for either my desktop or my laptop) was an
> impossibility for any of the OS image I tried.

It's not VMWare fault, as any virtualization system will need lots of memory
for decent performance. The starting point is 512 MB (to run a small VM),
but that's still very little; 1 GB or more are needed for good performance.

Carlos Ribeiro
Consultoria em Projetos
mail: carribeiro at
mail: carribeiro at
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