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Minimalistic Linux or opensolaris HOST suitable for VM Guests [closed]

Minimalistic Linux or opensolaris HOST suitable for VM Guests [closed]

Note: I would like a bare minimum installation of Linux or opensolaris as the HOST OS, that meets the requirements for virtualisation

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Guest [Entry]

"If you want to build up a system with nothing more than you need, a ubuntu minimal or debian minimal disk is a good start. then install vmware server (no idea if virtualbox runs headless)

If you want a dedicated VM server, ESXi would be worth trying (its free, BUT tends to be picky about the software it runs on) or microsoft hyper-v server (also free, but dosen't quite meet your specs - its windows server 2008 based)."
Guest [Entry]

I second Debian as a minimal installation, or there's OpenSolaris JeOS if you want to go that way.