Ot: using kernel-based virtual machine to run Windows XP

Garrett Klein garrettklein at comcast.net
Wed Aug 13 16:12:36 EDT 2008


I am a very lazy person so I just installed it manually.


Gregory Nowak wrote:
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> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 02:19:23PM -0400, Garrett Klein wrote:
>> Then, you need to have a pair of eyeballs. Note that there is one part
>> of the XP installation that *requires* a mouse! It is where the Windows
>> installer automatically adjusts your screen resolution ETC.
> Just wondering, did you do the install using a winnt.sif file, or
> manually? Since you don't load a floppy image when starting the vm,
> based on what your command-line looks like, I assume the answer is
> manually. My guess is that you wouldn't need sighted help at all, if
> installing with a winnt.sif file, as is the case when installing
> natively, or on virtual-pc/virtualbox, which are the only 2 other vms
> I've tried installing xp on thus far.
> Greg
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