[SATLUG] Filesystem/RAID advice

John Pappas j at jvpappas.net
Wed Oct 13 09:34:56 CDT 2010


I did it for testing.  But now I run a 64-bit base OS, so bitness of the VM
OS really doesn't matter anymore.

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 22:36, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:

> It is usually done because the VM will benefit from a 64 bit OS somehow and
> the processor of the host is not 64 bit capable...it doesn't make sense in
> terms of performance, but there may be an application need for 64 bit and
> the host can not run it natively.
>
> E
>
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 11:25 PM, c P <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > Why would you do that?  Seems kinda silly to me.
> >
> > Original issues:
> >
> > ...
> > >>> Furthermore, Linux does not slow down the guest operating systems it
> is
> > hosting.
> > ...
> > >>> Windows can be given access to more resources like RAM than the
> machine
> > >>> actually has and Linux will speed up Windows to run faster in such a
> VM
> > >>> environment than it runs directly on the bare metal -- without a
> > Hypervisor/VMM.
> > ...
> > >> The issue was running a 64bit OS under a 32bit OS
> > ...
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