Re: [dev] How do you cope with OSX? (if at all)

From: Thomas Dahms <>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 13:11:13 +0100

> The only approach I can envision is running arch in VirtualBox and
> having a saner Linux environment to work with. But I have no idea what
> performance penalty that will be in regular use.

I use Arch Linux in a Virtualbox on my Windows laptop and there is no
noticeable performance penalty, only in very I/O intense operations. You
should be aware of an issue in Virtualbox' X driver that affects dwm [1].


Thomas Dahms
Received on Fri Mar 18 2011 - 13:11:13 CET

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