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Re: [Condor-users] Unix jobs on Windows PCs
- Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 15:24:11 -0600
- From: "Michael P Smith" <msmith@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Unix jobs on Windows PCs
Thanks so much for the info. How are you guys doing the networking with
Colinux? We've seen some problems when trying to use it in a bridge
configuration with the Windows host.
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> Hi Mike,
> I'm currently experimenting with virtualizing Linux on Windows
> I've found a great guide for setting it up here:
> http://mindspawn.unl.edu/?page_id=17 (power point presentation giving
> advantages etc:
> Since it uses a little outdated version of Colinux and condor I'm now
> creating my own image.
> I've already found Colinux perfect for the job for these reasons:
> - It can use 100% CPU (not emulated), it sees the CPU (name and speed)
> correctly on most Windows versions.
> - Can run as a service without ever noticing it (uses almost no memory
> and no cpu when idle)
> - Even when running at 100% you almost don't experience any slowdowns
> - Can run almost any Linux distribution, easy to create an iso image
> rollout on large networks
> There are probably more reasons, but I'm still testing
> I prefer this method over VMware since it's less intrusive of the host
> machine in terms of resources.
> Good luck!