[svlug] (forw) Re: VMware vs. two boxes and a KVM
skip at bigskypenguin.com
Mon Jan 19 15:09:41 PST 2009
Nada, nothing called .bundle. Just .tar, .rpm, and .exe.
Ehud Kaldor wrote:
> did you not find a .bundle on vmware site? if so, it is a shell script
> (that is, ran by 'sh XXXX.bundle').
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 3:02 PM, Skip Evans <skip at bigskypenguin.com
> <mailto:skip at bigskypenguin.com>> wrote:
> Gadzooks! That's the second time I've done that today.
> Thanks, Rick.
> VMware Server is downloading as I type this, but I see it is
> only available as an .rpm file (I'm on Ubuntu), so on Google I
> found these instructions.
> 1. Install alien (did this with apt-get)
> 2. alien -k some-binary-package.rpm
> 3. dpkg -i some-binary-package.deb
> Is this the recommended way to get a .rpm file on Ubuntu?
> Are there any other methods anyone prefers over this?
> Mnogo blogadarya!
> Rick Moen wrote:
> > Hi, Skip. Since SVLUG runs only real mailing lists that don't munge
> > Reply-To, you need to get into the habit of doing Reply-to-All,
> > where you actuall _intend_ to send offlist private replies only.
> > I'm forwarding back your accidentally-private message for your
> > ----- Forwarded message from Skip Evans <skip at bigskypenguin.com
> <mailto:skip at bigskypenguin.com>> -----
> > Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 16:49:27 -0600
> > From: Skip Evans <skip at bigskypenguin.com
> <mailto:skip at bigskypenguin.com>>
> > To: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com <mailto:rick at linuxmafia.com>>
> > Subject: Re: [svlug] VMware vs. two boxes and a KVM
> > Rick Moen wrote:
> >> That sort of scenario might be useful and necessary in cases
> where the
> >> host OS has useful drivers for cutting-edge hardware, and the
> guest OS
> >> doesn't.
> > These are pretty Plain Jane machines (no offense to anyone
> > named Jane, or perhaps married to, going out with, or stalking
> > someone named Jane), so I'll try Ubuntu as the host OS and XP
> > as the guest.
> > Bummer VMware Server won't support OS X as a guest OS, that
> > would be a neat trick if I could have all three on one box.
> > Does anyone know of a VM that does? I'm looking through here now:
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_platform_virtual_machines
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