[OpenIndiana-discuss] What advantages of KVM over Vbox
geoff.flarity at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 21:51:47 UTC 2011
I'd stick with VirtualBox if you're not looking to do anything
serious. For example, say you just want to run Windows on your OI
desktop. Especially if you're using the VirtualBox GUI. One issue that
VirtualBox has is that it doesn't respect disk synchronization.
On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 4:39 PM, Harry Putnam <reader at newsguy.com> wrote:
> What advantages for KVM over things like Vbox?
> I know how to use Vbox but would have to learn a whole new thing to
> use KVM.
> Admittedly a bit dense about what KVM is and how it works compared to
> other vm solutions, even in a brief endeavor to `readup' on it. I hit
> things like (on KVM homepage under `Prerequisites'):
> A VT capable Intel processor, or an SVM capable AMD processor [...]
> But no mention of what VT or SVM means.
> Is there some rule of thumb way to know if your machine will support
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