[Haifux] Virtual Box\Machine

Yossi Gil yossi.gil at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 18:31:49 MSK 2009


Not sure what you mean here (I could google the terms, but for now, I

We decided to using Ubuntu 8.04 because it is a distribution that the
students should be familiar with.
In the past, we had dual boot machines, and the experience was not so good.
I would really like Microsoft to put their money
where there mouth is. If they think Windows is important for software
development, I would like to see them donate the Iron, not just the
The lab in return will have to put lots of money in engineering support for
the MS products.

In letting windows run on our machines, as a virtual machine or in any other
way, we will be spending the engineering and support resources, without
seeing a matched
contribution from Microsoft.

Of course, I have no problem if students install VM on their accounts, as
long as this does not require us to provide too much support.
I am not sure this is possible without root access.


On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 4:27 PM, Tal Abir <tal.abir at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does andLinux or coLinux fall under the definition of virtual machine?
> Tal.
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 3:47 PM, Sorana Fraier <sf10095 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Eran
>> As far as I know there isn't a install party. If there are a couple of
>> other students that are interested on virtualbox on their pcs/laptops, I can
>> come to ssdl lab and help with that. As you understand, Yossi Gil is against
>> virtual machines on the lab and I agree with him.
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