[clug] What do people use for Virtualisation at home?
edlang at edlang.org
Mon Apr 1 22:25:45 MDT 2013
I also use KVM on Debian, mostly without issue. A few months ago I was
playing around with various BSDs and discovered that their performance
under KVM is atrocious.
I don't use anything like PCI pass-through in my setup.
On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Paul Warren <pwarren at pwarren.id.au> wrote:
> On 2/04/13 3:06 PM, steve jenkin wrote:
> > I'm guessing a good number of you run VM systems on your home Linux,
> > would you care to comment on what works and what doesn't??
> > Or just talk about "Why I use what I use".
> > I know about:
> > - KVM/qemu [well integrated into RedHat, not sure about Fedora, would
> > guess so]
> > - XEN [used to need special kernel and non-standard boot]
> > - Vmware: licensed workstation, free player, free entry-level Server.
> > Tridge uses this, IIRC.
> > - Oracle/SUN Virtual Box. Free, full source. keeps getting better
> > - Hyper-V... Sorta free is you embrace
> > - Parallels. They do a LNX container, as source. Not sure about LNX
> > versions.
> > - WINE, Codeweavers 'CrossOver'
> > - various 'containers'.
> > - lguest from 'our own' Rusty...
> > There are Solaris variants of VM's and Containers as well. I presume
> > available on OpenSolaris.
> > I'm wondering what I'll try with Debian Stable on a new PC.
> > Not looking for 'blazing performance' , but solid, reliable and easy to
> > use/manage. Don't care about Graphics performance, won't be doing
> > intensive GUI work.
> > Thanks in Advance,
> > steve
> I've been using KVM for my home server stuff. On my debian storage box
> I've got my main web/mail server as a VM , along with my RHCSA training
> VMs (Just passed woohoo!),
> On my laptop I use VirtualBox, mostly because the graphics seem to work
> better than KVM, and I think there was something with PXE booting that
> KVM or my macbook air's linux wifi drivers didn't like.
> Paul Warren.
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Edward C. Lang
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