[svlug] (forw) Re: VMware vs. two boxes and a KVM

Skip Evans skip at bigskypenguin.com
Mon Jan 19 15:09:41 PST 2009


Nada, nothing called .bundle. Just .tar, .rpm, and .exe.

Skip

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').
> 
> Ehud
> 
> 
> 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!
>     Skip
> 
>     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,
>     except
>      > where you actuall _intend_ to send offlist private replies only.
>      >
>      > I'm forwarding back your accidentally-private message for your
>     convenience.
>      >
>      > ----- 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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