KVM vs XEN vs VMware

Bill Mills-Curran bill at mills-curran.net
Sat May 5 12:16:55 UTC 2007

On Thu, May 03, 2007 at 11:41:01AM -0400, Jonathan Hirschman wrote:
> I only have experience with VMware, but it absolutely does allow you to 
> use peripherals that are unsupported by the host OS - as long as the 
> interface for the peripherals is supported. note that you might not get 
> great speeds from USB, but it does work.
> If you're new to VMs, I'd go with VMware. It is very mature and fairly 
> easy to use. Once you have your feet wet, you can try out the other 
> options that may be harder to configure. My. $.02.
> jh
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If you use the commercial version of VMware (workstation), then you'll
need to download the vmware-any-any patches.



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