Re: Migration / upgrade questions
- --- In LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com, Scott <scottro@...> wrote:
>Sorry Scott, but no, that is not how it works. I have 2X 2GB sticks
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 12:16:47PM -0500, Loyal Barber wrote:
> > Jeff Lane wrote:
> > >
> > >
> What I've seen but never really tested--as its limit is 4GBG, and 4GB is
> really 4096 it will see however many sticks of RAM are less than 4096.
> That is, if you have 4 1 GB sticks, it will see 3 GB. If you have some
> 512MB sticks of memory, it will see 3500. In other words, it subtracts
> the value of the stick that pushes it over the f 4 GB limit.
> I have NOT thoroughly tested this, so could be wrong, but is has been my
> casual experience.
> Scott Robbins
> PGP keyID EB3467D6
> ( 1B48 077D 66F6 9DB0 FDC2 A409 FA54 EB34 67D6 )
> gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys EB3467D6
on my laptop and it sees 3.5 GB.
- --- In LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com, "MuskokaCowboy" <muskokacowboy@...> wrote:
>I copied the .VirtualBox folder to my new laptop and opened it up. Other than having to reactivate XP over the internet, all appears to be working fine.
> --- In LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com, John Black <spam@> wrote:
> > MuskokaCowboy wrote:
> > > 1) can I do the same thing (copy the .VirtualBox directory) to copy my virtual XP machine or do I have to setup Windows again?
> > Forgot to answer this one,
> > I can't say for sure but in VMware I can move the directory containing
> > my virtual machine onto any computer and launch it.
> > It is only important to ensure that you don't attempt to run a 64bit OS
> > on a 32bit installation. Since you mentioned that you installed the
> > 64bit edition of your distro it should work.
> > This is also why I burn a copy of my VM's directory onto DVD as soon as
> > I am done with the installation + updates. This cuts down a 4hour ordeal
> > of installing XP + Windows Updates to 20minutes by copying the VM from
> > the DVD back to my drive, launching it and running Windows Updates to
> > install the patches since I created the DVD.
> > --
> > John
> I am currently copying the folder over. I will report back on if it works.
> Thanks again,