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Can I run XP as a virtual machine with this hardware spec ?

Does it require too much RAM if i have to run windows on linux. Currently I have 512+128 MB DDR ram. I want to run XP on Suse

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marked as duplicate by fretje, BinaryMisfit Aug 20 '09 at 12:20

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Defined "too much". How much RAM do you have? What else will you be doing on that machine? What will that Windows be doing? – innaM Aug 20 '09 at 12:05
    
What exactly is your question? – fretje Aug 20 '09 at 12:05
    
Also, which release of Windows will you be running? Vista will require a lot more memory than XP. – DLH Aug 20 '09 at 12:09
    
I had a similar question. The answers might be relevant for you: superuser.com/questions/17633/… – nagul Aug 20 '09 at 12:13
    
@Nagul: I'd say it's a dupe... – fretje Aug 20 '09 at 12:15
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It may require as low as 128MB or as much as 4+GB. It depends of use of the box. If you want to play Solitaire on Windows, probably it should be enough about additional 256MB of RAM (I think that virtualized graphic card also uses system memory).

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