Kenneth Culver <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> 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

I'd looked over the Ethernet-virtualization drivers, and I thought
they were pretty ugly (and accordingly scary), but given your previous
success with tweaking the Linuxulator, I'm willing to accept your
assessment.

> 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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