virtualization which one to choose?

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at
Fri Nov 9 07:53:26 UTC 2007

Frederik De Richter wrote:
> Just a dumb question : why use dualboot if you can run VM's ?
> erik
Because some people need the performance that only a natively running OS

Because the "other OS" was first and there is no benefit from
reinstalling it inside vmware or virtualbox?

btw. on you'll find a good article about using an existing
Windows XP Harddisk Installation through vmware on Linux.

Take care, this might have a "Windows License implication" i.e. you
might have to reactivate your windows when it starts "natively" within


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