[ubuntu-uk] VMWare & Virtual machines (Was 'diabetes')

John Taylor john.68taylor at btinternet.com
Mon Jun 4 12:19:29 BST 2007


Alan Pope wrote:
> Hi Eddie,
>
> On Mon, Jun 04, 2007 at 11:50:44AM +0100, Eddie Armstrong wrote:
>   
>> For Alan et al:  Can anyone clarify how the new KVM kernels with 
>> 'virtualisation' built in fit into this scenario?
>>     
>
> KVM is a kernel based "accelerator" for virtual machine technologies. It can 
> be used by (for example) QEMU under linux. This allows you to utilise the 
> vmx (Vanderpool/Virtualisation Technology) in the CPU. This is in feisty by 
> default but can be used in other releases too.
>
> KVM is only any use on newish CPUs that have the VT instructions, for 
> non-VT-capable CPUs I use the KQEMU module with QEMU.
>
> Cheers,
> Al.
>
>   
I have qemu(ed) I sent you a screen dump but duty mod person will say 
its to big (twice the allowable bites)

What do I do with all the drop down menus...do I ignore them and go for 
broke?

John (its going to be a long day)
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