On 07/09/06, Vince <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Jeff Rollin wrote: > On 05/09/06, Jeff Rollin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> >> Hi list, >> >> I'm wondering whether FreeBSD is able to support reading (at least, but >> preferably also writing) Linux LVM volumes? I have an itch to try >> FreeBSD on >> a desktop but all my data is in a Linux LVM. >> >> Is it possible? >> >> TIA, >> >> Jeff Rollin >> >> -- >> > > No answers for two days; I can take that as a "no," then, can I? > > Oh well, there's always VMPlayer > > Proud Linux user since 1998 >> > As far as i'm aware FreeBSD doesnt support Linux LVM (it uses vinum and/or gvinum, dont know much about it as never used it) Freebsd Runs fine as a guest OS in Xen apparently which might be better for you as VMWare player needs a vmware image (easy to find on google I expect but still..) and you dont get to play with the installer that way ;)
Thanks for the pointers. As an aside, are you worried about the legality of VMWare images in VMPlayer? I don't think they're an issue (at least with FOSS OS's such as *BSD), since iirc VMware provide links to OS images on their websites (including, I believe, PC- and Free-BSD). Jeff Rollin -- Proud Linux user since 1998 _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"