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

Ehud Kaldor ehud.kaldor at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 15:14:41 PST 2009


you can download the .tar.gz and run the install.pl (pearl script) in it.

E


On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 3:09 PM, Skip Evans <skip at bigskypenguin.com> wrote:

> 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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