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Re: Running Windows on a Mac partition

From: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Joshua Berry <yoberi(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: John Gage <jsmgage(at)numericable(dot)fr>, pgsql-general <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Running Windows on a Mac partition
Date: 2010-03-30 22:35:39
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On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 4:20 PM, Joshua Berry <yoberi(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 1:57 PM, John Gage <jsmgage(at)numericable(dot)fr> wrote:
>> > I just wondered if I could access the same 8.4.2 server from the Windows
>> > partition (XP via "Bootcamp") as I do from the Mac partition on my Mac?
>>
>> Assuming both virtual machines (or the virtual machine and the host)
>> are up at the same time, it's more of a networking issue that anything
>> else.  As long as the pg_hba.conf and postgresql.conf files have
>> entries allowing outside machines to connect via TCP/IP you should be
>> able to just point your windows partition over to the IP of the Mac
>> partition and be set.
>
> I haven't used Bootcamp for a few years, but I believe that it is not
> platform for running concurrent virtual machines, but rather a method of
> "dual booting" Windows and Mac OS. Meaning, that either one or the other
> would be running at any given point of time.

The impression I was under was that both OSes were active and you just
flipped between the two with a sort of super alt-tab command.

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