[CM] More XP & CLM
Fri, 26 Jan 2007 17:43:34 -0500
> Using Planet-CCRMA is not really an option for me. It does look
> interesting though and I will probably try it out for fun.
> I have many good reasons for wanting to stay solely on an XP platform:
> 1) Years of experience & skills that center around WinXP only audio
> 2) Tons o' cash sunk into XP only audio software.
> 3) Oodles of money sunk into gear that probably wouldn't run at all on a
> linux platform. (Digi002, Tascam FW-1884 etc...)
> 4) I don't want to have to learn a whole new operating system and all
> its peculiarities.
> 5) I do not want to have to depend on 2 seperate computers (one XP & one
> Linux) to work on one project. It would be inefficient and distracting.
> Surely others have come to this forum asking to get CLM working on XP.
> My question and problems can't be all that unusual, XP doesn't vary too
> much. Basically there is SP1 & SP2 and that is it. I would think there
> are many potential CM/CLM users who have XP only and who will give up on
> CM/CLM due to lack of any documentation about getting it working on XP.
> If I can get help figuring out how to get CLM working I would be more
> than happy to create a web page explaining how other XP users can
> accomplish it.
So it's too hard to add a hard drive and install Linux on it and dual boot?
I run Windows XP Pro very seldom, only to play games and I very seldom
You enjoy wasting money more than running a real OS? Avoid Windows Vista
is all I can say. Linux works for me and it just cost me the price of
burning a few CDs.
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