On Tue, 28 Nov 2006 06:40:43 -0500, Bill Moran wrote > "mato" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 11:09:50 +0200, albi albinootje wrote > > > On 10/19/06, martinko <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > > > I've been reading for some time about VMWare, Wine, Qemu, Bochs and some > > > > others, but I'm still not sure which one would (best) fit my needs: > > > > > > > > I've got a dual boot and I would like to make use of existing Windows > > > > (XP) installation, not having to create a new virtual disk/system and > > > > install everything from scratch. > > > > > > > > Can I use existing Windows installation with some of the existing > > > > "emulation" software ?? > > > > > > you didn't mention whether you're using NTFS or not on the windows- > > > partition, if you do use NTFS then you already have a problem > > > because you can't write to that partition by default (not sure how > > > far the rw-development is on FreeBSD) > > > > > > vmware server gives you the possibility to use "raw partitions", > > > i've tried that with a linux-partition on an external disc within vmware > > > > > > wine is also a possibility, but wine will by default let you start > > > only 1 app, YMMV > > > > > > last time i tried qemu it didn't support "raw partition" access afair > > According to the docs, it does support "raw" partition images, which > you should be able to create using dd. I haven't tried this, though.
Do you think I could supply raw disk device directly to Qemu ?? _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"