CHAT: VMware (Was: Re: CHAT: browsers)
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Monday, February 10, 2003, 1:57|
On Sun, Feb 09, 2003 at 08:43:58PM -0500, John Cowan wrote:
> Hmm. Has your shop considered using VMware? I run it at work (Windows
> under Linux) and it's amazing. It improves Windows's stability no end
> (since most things can be done under Linux); you can use NFS to mount
> the simulated C: drive as a Linux file system; if Windows does crash,
> it's trivial to reboot it while all else goes on....
Yep. A friend of mine is crazy about VMware... he runs Windows under
Linux, Linux under Windows, etc., and has a whole bunch of VMware images
that he switches back and forth from depending on what he's doing.
> ...and best of all, you can *minimize Windows* when it is doing something
> silly, and carry on with life![snip]
LOL... that's gotta be fun :-)
Computers are like a jungle: they have monitor lizards, rams, mice, c-moss,
binary trees... and bugs.