Humm, site just went down - I hope we didn't break it!!
Sorry, now you've lost me; I said I'd much to learn :)
My VM experience amounts to no more than the Oracle VM VirtualBox running on a Linux Deb based OS.
I don't usually bother with a VM, I just fresh install a basic Linux Deb OS and take it from there, adding whatever services I need, for the project in hand.
i have two ways to go. your way of course and i run a windows 10 hyperv machine the demo never expires somehow. on the hyperv i spin up linux distros and go from there.
i like the easy system snapshot in hyperv. it takes a long time if you mess up a linux bare metal setup to get going again. with the hyperv i can return to the last working snapshot easy. also i like having the 1 core small server possibility to run like very small tasks. i think there are a million ways to have fun.
Ah, I see what you're driving at. I use the 'Snapshot' feature with OVM, as and when I upgrade MyNode, so that I can roll back if needs be.
Good call, ty. I'll set up my dev environment in that way.
its all about the snapshots lel
Btw, have you used Proxmox?
Would that be a better option than OVM?
I have not tried those. But Proxmox looks worth a try. Active project and kernel based vm. Give it a try its your denvelopment machine. Let me know when tested.
Yeah, I'll have at it. I did try Proxmox a while back, but it seemed overkill for what I needed at that time, also it seemed to be a steep learning curve, so I reverted to what I know.
Thanks for your time and advice.