Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 8th May 2002 16:41 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes The open source Bochs, VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. and VirtualPC from Connectix are applications that virtualize or emulate the x86 hardware, allowing you to run multiple operating systems on top of a "host" operating system that these three applications run upon. This means that you will be able to run Linux or FreeBSD or other supported "guest" OSes under Windows, Linux (or Macintosh), inside a window or fullscreen. But which one delivers the best performance for the money? And what about the free Bochs?
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RedHat Installation
by Anonymous on Fri 10th May 2002 05:53 UTC

Just an FYI.. in VMware's FAQ it mentions that you should install RedHat in text mode. The problem is that until the guest os toolkit is installed, X will be very slow. I tried both last week just to see the difference, and a text install takes about 4-5 minutes and a graphical install was going to take about 1.5-2 hours on a 1.8GHz machine w/ 1GB of RAM. Once the OS toolkit is installed though, it's lightning fast.