[ILUG] VMWare offer at the moment
adreyer at math.uni-paderborn.de
Mon Apr 19 13:40:01 IST 2004
On Sun, 18 Apr 2004, John Reilly wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just noticed that there is a $100 rebate on VMware at the moment (normally $189)
> for LUG members. Not sure if anyone is interested, but thought I'd mention
> it. The rebate is for the first 1000 users to buy it.
> I haven't tried out v4.5 yet, but having used v4.0 on redhat 9 for quite a
> while, I can say it does work very well for running office type stuff. Video
> and sound didn't really work so well.
I bought the 4.5 the other day - mainly because it works with 2.6.x
kernels out of the box. Need it for legacy applications and to test
other x86 OS's (like Solaris or the linux based "secure platform" from
Checkpoint). Looks solid for me.
A. Dreyer, Senior SysAdmin (UNIX&Network) / Internet Security Consultant
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