There was a port of vmware2 to freebsd before. It doesn't require having
access to the closed-source part of vmware 3, in fact, the port should for
the most part be pretty straightforward, I was planning on trying it but I
ran out of time and won't have time again until June at the earliest.

Ken

On 4 Feb 2003, Lowell Gilbert wrote:

> dick hoogendijk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>
> > Does anyone know if somebody working on a port for vmware3.2?
> > The difference between version 2 and 3 is very noticable, so I would be
> > very happy w/ a running vmware3.2 under freebsd. I'm not able to do
> > proting myself and thus can only hope someone will.
>
> I wouldn't hold my breath.  The application is closed source, and the
> Linux version requires kernel modifications to make the application
> work.  The obvious candidate for this project would be VMWare
> themselves; if you ask them, you can tell them that *I* would buy the
> product if they supported it on FreeBSD...
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