March 17th, 2003, 06:46 AM
User Mode Linux
VMWare or UML ? It all depends on your needs. I have to say that I do like this function and upcoming feature, atleast does it sounds really promising .
User Mode Linux: Coming to a Kernel Near You, Part 1
There are a number of fundamental additions coming in the next Linux kernel. One of these will be a great boon to software developers, beta testers, product reviewers, hosting services, and more: User Mode Linux (UML). Just as VMware allows us to run a machine within a machine, UML lets us do run multiple, separate, isolated instances of Linux on a single Linux box.
Seems a bit too good to be true, doesn't it? Let's take a closer look at UML, how it works, and the pros and cons involved in determining if this upcoming kernel feature is for you.
Read more here.
March 17th, 2003, 04:30 PM
Moving with re-direct from ChitChat to *nix to make sure *nix people see it.