Posts Tagged ‘virtualization’

Adventures In KVM Land

Hopefully this saves someone doing a Google search some time. Running something like sudo ubuntu-vm-builder kvm trusty tahir on Ubuntu 14.04 at least seems to sometimes generate the following error (emphasis mine): Preparing to unpack …/linux-image-virtual_3.13.0.52.59_amd64.deb … Unpacking linux-image-virtual (3.13.0.52.59) … , stderr: grep: /proc/cpuinfo: No such file or directory This kernel does not support […]

VirtualBox 3.2 Beta Supports Mac OS X Guests

Interestingly one of the new features in Sun Oracle’s VirtualBox 3.2 Beta is: Experimental support for Mac OS X guests I’m curious how they implemented that so that they steer clear of Apple’s legal team. I’m also curious how that runs. I may need to give that a try.

Virtualization For Mac OS X?

Virtualization is a great way to improve reliability, take advantage of hardware and scale. For example Mozilla’s build team uses it to manage all the build instances that used to be on individual machines. These servers essentially compile code all day long. One problem with virtualization and cross platform building is that Mac OS X […]

Parallels Workstation

Today I decided to give Parallels Workstation for Windows a try, they have a 15 day trial on their site, so I gave it a go. I’ve heard so many good things about it on Mac OS X for Intel (I don’t have an Intel Mac, so never used it), I figured it was worth […]