[TriLUG] macbook question

Tom Eisenmenger teisenmenger at charter.net
Sun May 15 15:44:57 EDT 2011

Why not just use BootCamp?  Technically, it's not a valid answer to your 
question (i.e. it's not virtualization) but I'd think it may be a 
superior solution to the task at hand.

Tom Eisenmenger
Chowan U.

On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 11:20 AM, John Broome wrote:

> On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 07:47, Ron Kelley <rkelleyrtp at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>> According to Apple's website, the best Macbook Air you can purchase 
>> has an Intel 2.13GHz Core-2 Duo with 4G RAM.  While you *can* >run 
>> VMWare Fusion (virtualization software) on that kind of hardware, you 
>> won't get very good performance.
> Plus 'only' a 256 gb drive, you start making a windows image, a linux
> image, etc you'll run out of space pretty quick.
> A 13" MBP gets you an i5 or i7 plus a max of 8GB ram (which for some
> reason i thought was 16gb) and will support whatever laptop sata drive
> you want to put in there.
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