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Old 07-17-2007, 04:09 PM   #1
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32bit windows vmware and 64bit linux

I just starting to get comfortable with Linux. I run specific applications on a 64 bit OS Linux 4U5_AS.
Question....I have a Windows XP laptop running vmWare workstation 5.0. I want to be able to run my 64bit Linux application in this virtual partition. Does anyone know how or if it is possible to emulate a 64bit Linux OS in this i386 environment?

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Old 07-17-2007, 04:24 PM   #2
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That seems unlikely to me. I seem to remember that 64 bit OSes will only work in a 64 bit VMware server/player (and that those can only be installed on a 64 bit OS themselves). Running a 32 bit system inside a 64 bit VM is no problem, however. If you need to have both Windows and Linux available at once, you can install VM on LInux ro run windows.


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