[RndTbl] experiences with 64-bit virtualisation?

Gilles Detillieux grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca
Tue Oct 24 12:17:26 CDT 2006

Thanks!  If it works on Centos 4.x, it should also work on Scientific 
Linux 4.x (another RHEL clone), so I'll likely use that as the host OS.

On 10/23/2006 08:49 AM, spencer k. wrote:
> I have run various 32-bit and 64-bit guests on VMware's ESX Server  
> (VI3). The latest update (about 3 weeks old) supports this as does  the 
> free VMware Server (I think). ESX Server is bulletproof and the 2  guest 
> OSs operated seamlessly. I have used Centos 4.x as a host for  VMware 
> Server without issue on both an hp DL380 as well as a  homebuilt clone 
> system. Not sure about Fedora, though.
> On 20-Oct-06, at 2:09 PM, Gilles Detillieux wrote:
>> Do any of you have experience with running such a mix of virtual  
>> machines, and how would you recommend doing it?  I noticed from  
>> VMware's web site that they claim to support such a mix.  Are their  
>> others?  How well do they work?  Also, VMware seems to have a  fairly 
>> limited set of Linux systems that can serve as host OS --  notably 
>> they support RHEL but not Fedora.  Has anyone successfully  used 
>> VMware under Fedora or under an RHEL clone system?

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:    http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Winnipeg, MB  R3E 3J7  (Canada)

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