F15 / VirtualBox
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Fri Jun 10 07:44:17 UTC 2011
On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 04:30:07PM -0700, Dan Young wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 3:59 PM, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 18:37, Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> wrote:
> >> I'm curious why virtualbox has gained so much inertia so quickly.
> >> Based solely on the number of kernel bug reports we get that seem to be
> >> related to it, I have almost zero confidence in it being reliable.
> > 1) It works in windows
> > 2) It works in mac os-x
> > 3) Oracle has put a lot of money/effort in pushing it via searches
> > and probably a little of:
> > 4) It is not from Red Hat.
> 5) Free as in beer Windows guest driver binaries?
> Acquiring these is non-obvious for KVM/libvirt virtio blk/net Windows
> guest drivers unless you're a RHEL customer.
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