[Mageia-discuss] virtualisation, linux host m$ guest

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 28 12:14:23 CEST 2011

2011/7/28 e-letter <inpost at gmail.com>:
> Readers,
> Now, the computer is using windows xp professional with the hard disk
> formatted to two drives, c:/ and d:/.
> Presumably d:/ can be used to install linux. If virtualisation is to
> be used (e.g. virtualbox?), for linux as the host, will a windows
> security key be required (not available), or can the existing m$
> software in c:/ be used?

A virtual machine is a machine by itself and needs an operating system
by itself.
As for the registration key of windows I have no clue, I'm not running
windows (except on small partitions on purchased computers).


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