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Re: [Condor-users] Unix jobs on Windows PCs
- Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2007 08:55:24 +0100
- From: m_kempenaar@xxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Unix jobs on Windows PCs
I use TAP networking (comes with coLinux) on Windows 2000 and Windows
XP. I haven't had any problems setting it up on 4 pc's now (testsetup).
On Windows 2K I use connection sharing and on WinXP I create a network
There is a large amount of documentation on the coLinux wiki about
I don't have any experience with WinPCAP or SLIRP, TAP works great for me.
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Van: Michael P Smith <msmith@xxxxxxx>
Datum: maandag, maart 5, 2007 10:24 pm
Onderwerp: Re: [Condor-users] Unix jobs on Windows PCs
> Hi Marcel,
> Thanks so much for the info. How are you guys doing the networking
> withColinux? We've seen some problems when trying to use it in a
> bridgeconfiguration with the Windows host.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: condor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:condor-users-
> > bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of m_kempenaar@xxxxxxxxx
> > Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 3:02 PM
> > To: Condor-Users Mail List
> > Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Unix jobs on Windows PCs
> > Hi Mike,
> > I'm currently experimenting with virtualizing Linux on Windows
> > machines.
> > I've found a great guide for setting it up here:
> > http://mindspawn.unl.edu/?page_id=17 (power point presentation
> giving> advantages etc:
> > or_colinux.ppt)
> > Since it uses a little outdated version of Colinux and condor I'm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!
> > Marcel.
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