Putting VMware and Virtual PC to the challenge, John Tränkenschuh learns that both products have some specialties – and some drawbacks using XP and Damn Small Linux!
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On the other hand, VMware was unable to boot DSL reliably. If it did boot, the DSL hard drive installation process abended (abnormally ended) at odd inconsistent points, and VMware itself abended. It would consume increasingly massive amounts of memory. Regaining control required a forced power-down.