[nos-bbs] Virtual Machine Network Driver
g7ltt at g7ltt.com
Wed Sep 27 10:00:49 EDT 2006
I dont think one would need to go to all the trouble of installing a
full Linux/VMware on Winderz.
VMware's engine is not free. It's designed to run just enough stuff to
keep the desired application going and so the footprint is very small.
I'll be doing some paid VMware work here shortly. Maybe I'll give it a
try when the project is over before I have to rebuild the host machine.
On Tue, 2006-09-26 at 19:25 -0700, wa7nwp wrote:
> Mark Phillips wrote:
> > Why not?
> > Sure beats using some sort of crappy Microsnot driver. Not only that but
> > you could run a Linux build on a winders box then.
> The biggest problem with JNOS on Windows is that there's no easy and
> good connectivity between JNOS and the Windows system - like we get with
> Maiko's TUN0 or a virtual tty on Linux. All the other virtual drivers
> have issues. The only real solution is a second hardware network card
> and that defeats my idea of a clean and simple virtual machine that can
> be cut and pasted between systems. VMware or Virtual PC may both work
> but that depends on how the networking and serial ports are handled.
> I would love to hear if anybody has tried and had success with a JNOS on
> Linux on windows under either VMware or VPC...
> Bill - WA7NWP
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