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On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Paul Bennett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >>  Dual-boot is so 1990s. VMware is definitely the new hotness.
>  >
>  > Does it do hardware graphics acceleration, though, so you can play
>  > games that you only have for your secondary operating system? (Or view
>  > graphical eye-candy in your window manager, or whatever.)
>
>  Current versions don't do direct host graphics access for the guest OS. I
>  understand it's one of the highest priorities for new features, though. It
>  would require some pretty clever driver magic in the guest, but luckily
>  there are some pretty clever people working on the problem.

This is somewhat better on dual-core processors.

Take a look at e.g. Parallels.

- Sai