Le 08/09/2008 à 23:37:38-0400, Michael a écrit > > > Derek Ragona wrote: > > I have a FreeBSD 7 release I wanted to use as a host for virtual > > machines. What software is anyone else using to host virtual machines > > under FreeBSD? > > > > I'd just like to here what has worked, or what has not worked. I find > > it easier to find a solution asking for real world experiences. > > > > Thanks for your help. > > > > > > > > -Derek > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > > > > >> In my honest opinion, there aren't many good ways of doing what I > think you're wanting. > VMware is a no go for now, or probably any time soon. I don't think > virtualbox is running on freebsd yet. You could use jails, for just > other freebsd installs, not really a VM so to speak.
Well, depend what's you going to do with virtual machine, but jail is something very fine for apache/php server, databases etc... because you don't slow down the I/O (like vmware did). > bochs is crap for this purpose, simics doesn't run on it worth a crap > either. If I were you, I would use something else. say a hypervisor > running on bare hardware, ie: VMware ESX, or similar. I would say xen if > it was ready, but I don't think it is. And just for information VMware ESX is free now. Regards -- Albert SHIH SIO batiment 15 Observatoire de Paris Meudon 5 Place Jules Janssen 92195 Meudon Cedex Heure local/Local time: Mar 9 sep 2008 11:15:26 CEST _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"