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On Thursday 09 March 2006 17.22, Marco Matthies wrote:
> You might also want to check out qemu, which is free and is in
> portage -- the main difference is a somewhat more spartanic user interface.
> Just remember to use the kernel module kqemu as well for adequate speed
> (somewhat less than vmware at the moment, but it is going to get to
> vmware levels pretty soon).
I haven't tried qemu on Gentoo yet - my previous testing (with or without
kernel module) showed a dramatic lack of speed (at least when powering a
virtual machine running Windows).
I'm a supporter of open source, but there *are* closed source programs that
perform better sometime (note that there also are closed source programs that
But I'll keep an eye on quemu - that by the way I believe is free but not
really open source, but maybe I'm mistaking.
The problem with the world is stupidity. Not saying there should be a
capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the
safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?
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