Re: Virtualization

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On Fri, 2010-04-02 at 21:49 -0400, R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Javier Perez wrote:
> >> >  do I have to reformat my HD, reinstall FC12, and then
> >> >  install win2k, or can I just install yum install the
> >> >  virtual parts for kvm and have it start as a guest
> >> >  the already isntalled win2k ?
>  From what I have read, you cannot port an existing win instance into a 
> virtual.
> But if you have the kvm modules in your setup (and they should be there 
> in anything F10 up), then VirtualBox is easy. It installs 2 service 
> drivers (vboxdrvr and libvirtd). Using the manager you create a disk 
> space into which you install your Win instance.
> Works nicely and easy to handle.

AFAIK VBox doesn't use the KVM module. In fact you have to unload it to
run VBox.


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