Art Alexion wrote:
> On Thursday 27 March 2008 12:29:49 Matt Ayres wrote:
>> brent saner wrote:
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>>> Matt Ayres wrote:
>>> | I believe Microsoft VPC is free. So is VMware Server (NOT ESX).
>>> further clarification,
>>> VMWare GSX --> VMWare Server
>>> but i personally have had a fair amount of problems with VMWare Server.
>>> I feel that if i could get Xen working flawlessly, it'd be my
>>> preferred VM. i haven't tried it for a while, though, so they may have
>>> ironed out all the kinks since.
>> Windows runs under Xen under HVM (hardware assisted mode). Disk and
>> network throughput sucks. What is required to fix this is PV
>> (para-virtualized) drivers to be installed in the Windows guest.
>> XenSource includes these in their XenExpress (4 VM limit) that is freely
>> available. There is a effort underway to make GPL PV drivers for
>> Windows. You can grab the latest version from
. I forgot the
>> homepage for it.
> I probably didn't make myself clear. Linux host/Windows Guest.
> I assume that eliminates Windows VPC.
> No VT so I assume that eliminates any hope of paravirtualization.