VMware had been made by Vulcans but some visitors broke 1st Directive
in our pre-warp era. So, we got this stuff. ;-)
On 3/16/06, Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie> wrote:
> I just bought this very nice ThinkPad T20 through the list -
> it makes me realise how much bad behaviour I've been putting up with
> from my Sony Picturebook.
> The ThinkPad is running Slax, with vmware installed,
> so I thought I'd see what vmware is all about.
>> As far as I can see, the vmware documentation
> was written by and for aliens.
> Do normal people use vmware,
> or is it just for pointy-heads?
>> I spent hours getting WiFi working.
> Who but an alien would reserve vmnet8 for this purpose?
> I must admit it works perfectly in the end -
> in so far as I can understand what is going on,
> I would never have thought it would work,
> or if it did I would expect it to be painfully slow.
>> Slax seems quite nice,
> and probably advisable as the disk is only 5GB.
> But I think I will get a bigger disk,
> and go back to Fedora,
> which I am familiar with:
> "Hold on to nurse,
> For fear of finding something worse".
> Timothy Murphy
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