[TriLUG] rdesktop any good?
jtrilug at indythinker.com
Wed Mar 19 15:48:07 EDT 2008
Matt Pusateri wrote:
> There was an article somewhere a bit ago(lost link) on using vmware
> player to point to the windows partition of your dual bootable machine,
> such that you don't have to convert it and you don't have to build a new
> vm. You modify the vmx file to point to the block location of your
> windows partition. I assume if it worked in player you could do it in
> workstation as well. If anyone knows of that article, please share. It
> was on /. , or osnews or one of them.
This technique should also provide a performance advantage over
installing it in a "sparse disk", which I think is VMware's default
mode. Running from a native partition will be much faster. If there's
already an article that provides instructions for this, I strongly
advocate this path.
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