[ubuntu-za] Win4Lin

Quintin van Rooyen quintin.vanrooyen at gmail.com
Tue May 25 14:26:12 BST 2010

On 25 May 2010 15:22, Deon Spengler <deon.spengler at gmail.com> wrote:

> Most dual-core processor have vmx or svm, VT-X has been around for
> about 5 years now. KVM is the recommended virtualisation by Ubuntu. If
> Ubuntu is not on these machines yet, boot them with a live-cd and run
> "egrep '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo" to see if they support hardware
> virtualisation, you never know, it will be better to check than taking
> it for granted that they dont do it.
> KVM is a full enterprise class virtualisation, if your hardware
> supports vmx or svm I will give you advice how to set everything up
> for best performance and so forth. Just a FYI, KVM with virtio will
> run circles around Virtual Box. :-)
> ++ for KVM. It is a bit harder to set up tho. Charl, does KVM support
rdesktop to the VM ass opposed to just the OS like Virtualbox does?

> Regards
> Deon
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Quintin van Rooyen
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