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Linux DevCenter: coLinux: Linux for Windows Without Rebooting

May 04, 2004, 10:00 (8 Talkback[s])

"Operating system virtualization is popular technology these days. People run different operating systems on top of their existing ones not only for experimental purposes but also for production use. Many different virtualization systems exist. VMware, which runs on both Windows and Linux, may be the best-known proprietary example. It can host many operating systems from Win98 to FreeBSD and different flavors of GNU/Linux.

"Of course, the free and open source software communities have their own virtualization software. Bochs follows the example of VMware, while Plex86 also does CPU virtualization..."

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