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Old 06-04-2007, 09:17 PM   #1
Crito
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F7 KVM Virtualization


Just finished setting up Windows Server 2003 on Fedora 7 with KVM virtualization. I took screenshots throughout the entire process and thought I'd share:

http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm2.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm3.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm4.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm5.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm6.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm7.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm8.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm9.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm10.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm11.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm12.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm13.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm14.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm15.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm16.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm17.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm18.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm19.jpg
http://4crito.com/linux/kvm/kvm20.jpg

It's working so well I'm considering putting another 2 gigs of DDR2-800 in this box.
 
Old 06-05-2007, 05:37 AM   #2
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Nice set of images of the process.
Fedora 7 is awesome. I have it running on
3 boxes now!
 
Old 06-05-2007, 07:58 AM   #3
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To give credit where credit is due, Phoronix's guide at http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=656&num=1
helped get me going.

I'm going to see if I can succeed where he failed though, and will attempt to get Vista running on the same box later today. So I'll have a single box that can run all the client and server-side Windows apps I need. And I can do it all without ever leaving Linux.

Blows away trying to use WINE or having to dual boot, IMVHO. Saves a whole lot of energy too incidentally; separate servers would have consumed $1000+ annually (in electricity) vs. the ~$250 my 65 watt Athlon X2 will use in a year (of almost 24/7 use, with an LCD screen.)

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