virtual machine software

Roland Smith rsmith at
Sat Mar 22 06:03:07 PDT 2008

On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 11:37:50PM -0400, Jim Stapleton wrote:
> I need to get a VM work for XP. I tried QEmu, but XP wouldn't install.
> I wouldn't mind VMWare, but I want to run it under trial first if
> possible.

Bochs works, but it is slow. 

I would investigate _why_ it doesn't install under qemu before turning
to another VM. You'll need at least a 3-4G disk image (for XP with SP2
and updates), and 384M memory for the VM.

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