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Subject: RE: virtualization on Windows - Re: using colinux with rockbox

RE: virtualization on Windows - Re: using colinux with rockbox

From: Peter D'Hoye <peter.dhoye_at_telenet.be>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 00:11:41 +0100

> > [1] http://www.virtualbox.org/
>
> Good suggestion. I suppose this one is worth a try. I will check it
> out. But, it has one small thing not in its favor. Just as
> many people
> will not use Virtual PC because it is a Microsoft Product,
> Virtualbox is
> a Sun product, now, and that turns some people off. Sun talks a good
> story about contributions to free and open source*, but they don't
> always measure up to their own hype. IMO. YMMV.
>
> --Mark Allums**
>
> * Although, Virtualbox is GPL'd.

yes, and next to that:
- Virtualbox is faster and leaner as VMWare
- Virtualbox runs as a user app. Once stopped, it is out of memory. VMware
runs a bunch of services that may not hog the cpu but consume a load of
memory.

IMHO...
Received on 2008-02-27


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