[linux-elitists] Virtualization

Martin Pool mbp@sourcefrog.net
Tue Feb 22 17:32:39 PST 2005


On 22 Feb 2005, "J. Paul Reed" <preed@sigkill.com> wrote:

> I don't have a problem with it not being OSS, but VMware runs Windows at
> decent speed, and it does things QEmu can't. Like persistent disk modes.
> Which mean that I get a "fresh" copy of Windows everytime I boot the VM, so
> it really doesn't matter what virus I may get while I'm using it.

qemu can do that with the -snapshot option.

> I probably should reveal, BTW: I work for VMware.

--
Martin
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