Re: Installing VMware server

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On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 12:53 -0800, alan wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Jan 2007, John Bowden wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 14:42 -0500, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> >> John Bowden wrote:
> >>> Hi Foks. I.m trying to install VMware to run windoz and my windows
> >>> games. When comiling I get this message:-
> >>
> >> I have VMware server running on FC6, though one kernel package release
> >> behind (2.6.18-1.2798.fc6).  Something to check is that you're not
> >> being bitten by the kernel 1586/1686 mismatch caused by a bug in the
> >> installer[1].
> >>
> >> (I don't play any games, but I've heard a few folks I know say that
> >> that the graphics in VMware weren't fast enough for their liking.)
> >>
> >> [1] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bugs/FC6Common
> >>
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> > I'm perusing that page at the moment. I also have the Xen kernel
> > installed but do not have an ftp server set up to install windoz from.
> > What would you recommend would be the best virtalization route to take
> > for what I want to achieve? Any input from the list on the pros and cons
> > of the different virtalization software would be apreciated. I'm new to
> > this kind of thing
> 
> There is a big difference in speed between VMWare Server and VMWare 
> Runtime.  The runtime is a lot faster. I use Server to create images and 
> runtime to actually use them.  Neither would be good for gaming.  (At 
> least 1st person shooters.  Maybe after a few whiskey shooters...)
> 
> -- 
> "Invoking the supernatural can explain anything, and hence explains nothing."
>                    - University of Utah bioengineering professor Gregory Clark
> 
I'm hoping to run Command & Conquer Generals and/or Zero hour. Its quite
graphic intensive. Do you think vmware would run it? Do you have any
experience of Xen, would that be any better?
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