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jonathanpeter
30th October 2007, 03:04 PM
Scenero: I have both Fedora and Windows installed on my machine.
Most of the time, I boot straight into Fedora. Occasionly I need to
use Windows and need to "open" Fedora on my desktop. One solution is
to use virtualization software like VMWare.

Is it possible to set two hardware profiles up on Fedora? One that I
can load when I use VMWare, another when I boot directly into Fedora.

bingoUV
30th October 2007, 05:17 PM
Scenero: I have both Fedora and Windows installed on my machine.
Most of the time, I boot straight into Fedora. Occasionly I need to
use Windows and need to "open" Fedora on my desktop. One solution is
to use virtualization software like VMWare.

Is it possible to set two hardware profiles up on Fedora? One that I
can load when I use VMWare, another when I boot directly into Fedora.

I do not know the solution to your problem, but by needing to "open" fedora ; if you mean accessing the files from its partition, you can use Ext2 drivers and access the files. But maybe you already know this.

bradchaus
31st October 2007, 12:39 PM
not very clear what you are tying to do

marcrblevins
1st November 2007, 03:50 AM
You can't use vmware on one host and make that use the other OS partition. Every vmware guest OS has to be installed thru vmware.

jonathanpeter
19th November 2007, 02:19 PM
not very clear what you are tying to do

Please could you suggest an alternative. I have to use Windows to use a CD duplicator and printer. (Software won't work on Linux). Sometimes whilst duplicating CD's, I need to do something in linux. How else would you go about doing it?

A.Serbinski
19th November 2007, 06:24 PM
Applications --> system tools --> virtual machine manager (you may need to install this if its not there). Create a new virtual machine and install windoze to it. When you need to use your cd printer, start the windoze vm. Always start into fedora.

jonathanpeter
19th November 2007, 08:13 PM
Applications --> system tools --> virtual machine manager (you may need to install this if its not there). Create a new virtual machine and install windoze to it. When you need to use your cd printer, start the windoze vm. Always start into fedora.

Thanks. I'll give that a go a week or so when I next need it.