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[Xen-users] virtualbox vs. xen - ease of domU installation

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Subject: [Xen-users] virtualbox vs. xen - ease of domU installation
From: Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 14:54:02 -0400
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I've just started playing with Virtualbox - and boy do they make installing virtual machines easy. Download an .iso of a netinstall CD, point Virtualbox at it, and you have a window that behaves just like a normal install. Worked like a charm with both Debian Sarge and Etch images - doesn't seem to require any special bits in the guest O/Ss. I did all my playing so far with Virtualbox running under OpenSolaris. No problem getting Debian to run, but serious problems with the BSD varients, so far.


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