On Tue, 30 Oct 2007 23:57:20 +0100 Ivan Voras <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Bart Silverstrim wrote: > > I was curious with the information coming out regarding FreeBSD 7 what > > option are available for virtualizing other OS's using FreeBSD as a host. > > Extremely limited. > > > I've been running several servers (Windows of various versions and a > > Linux system) as virtual machines under VMWare Server for Linux for > > about a year now. I remember there were some problems with trying to > > get FreeBSD to run VMWare previously? > > It's possible some early VMWare products (Like VMWare Workstation 3) > work on FreeBSD 7, but a) you can't buy that products any more and b) > you probably wouldn't want to use them even if you did. > > The only approximately useful option is Qemu, but it's slow and may not > work on AMD64. > > There's a donation box on > http://www.rsync.net/resources/notices/2007cb.html for developers to get > VMWare Workstation working on FreeBSD but the status of the project is > unknown. There's also some indication someone is working on VirtualBox > but that's probably in very early stages (and besides that, VirtualBox > doesn't work reliably). > The status seems to be "Status: CLAIMED by Orlando Bassotto - currently in progress." which looks good because he did a lot of work on porting VMware 3.x I think. I found a clue to a cure, but qemu was dropping cores when I tried it recently. Tried bochs too; I quite like it. I also installed qemu-launcher, but haven't tried it partly because it seems to be missing qemuctl and I can't even even extract files from the Linux tar.gz <blush>. -- Thanks, John. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"