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  • Oracle Builds Upon VirtualBox With 3.2 Beta

    Phoronix: Oracle Builds Upon VirtualBox With 3.2 Beta

    While Oracle has yet to put out OpenSolaris 2010.03 and they have disbanded other open-source projects formerly under Sun's umbrella, they are moving full-steam ahead with Virtualbox. This morning Oracle has put out the VirtualBox 3.2 Beta, which re-brands itself as Oracle VM VirtualBox...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODE5NA

  • #2
    It has new artwork, but something was forgotten
    Code:
    grep ^Name /usr/share/applications/virtualbox.desktop
    Name=Sun VirtualBox

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    • #3
      Nice find Grep is such a great tool, can dig up almost anything enywhere

      Would be a real shame if Oracle killed VirtualBox, as it's the #1 OS testing app for me.

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      • #4
        Does anyone know if Oracle will move ahead with having video RAM guest-managed?

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        • #5
          Memeory ballooning is quite good, but where is virtual disk ballooning? Now VDI just can increase disk size dynamically but not decrease dynamically.

          When can we get GUI front-end to operate teleportation? And teleportation with block device migration sounds interesting.

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          • #6
            Experimental support for Mac OS X guests
            Is this legal? I always thought Apple prohibited use of OSX in virtual machines?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Harsh View Post
              Is this legal? I always thought Apple prohibited use of OSX in virtual machines?
              This is a good functionality, you can't sue me just because I am capable of running you. I don't distribute your software, nor do I personally run it. So Apple can't do nothing about it.

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              • #8
                does virtual box support the IOMMOMU (sp?) found in AMD's chipsets?

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                • #9
                  I heard the "pics or it didn't happen" by some people..so yeah.

                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5A8QdKT3aqc

                  Demo of it running OS X 10.6

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