Kam Leo kam.leo at
Thu May 10 19:05:27 UTC 2007

On 5/10/07, Dwight Johnson <dwj at> wrote:
> On Thu, 10 May 2007, Michael Kohne wrote:
> > Look at VMWare. The VMWare server product is free at the moment and
> > allows you to setup as many VMs as you want. It allows the VM to have
> > access to network resources through a sort of 'virtual NIC' concept
> > which has worked well for me - it even lets the VM get it's own IP on
> > the network, even going so far as to allow the VM to do DHCP and get
> > an address that way. It should work no matter what the underlying
> > network truly is. (Note that the VM doesn't actually have control of
> > the network card - windows does, and VMWare does stuff underneath to
> > make it all look right to the VM).
> >
> > VMWare also lets the VM get to the CD or DVD-rom drive, or lets you
> > pretend an iso is a real disc.
> VMWare seems to have many flavor, tersely described. Which specific
> VMWare product are you referring to here?
> Dwight

If you want access to USB devices you should get VMware Workstation 6.
It just got released.

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