--- On Tue, 12/16/08, Greg Larkin <glar...@freebsd.org> wrote: > From: Greg Larkin <glar...@freebsd.org> > Subject: Re: Copying system/ports configuration? > To: bg271...@yahoo.com > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org > Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 8:41 AM > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum wrote: > > I have a FreeBSD 7.0 system that im using in > production. I want to create a FreeBSD virtual machine, to > use as a testbed for this production box. > > > > The last time i did this it took a lot of time to get > the VM set up--installing all the right ports, getting the > database configuration right, etc. > > > > Are there any shortcuts for this, e.g. a way i can > automatically install the same ports on the new > "machine"? I didnt see anything in the handbook or > FAQ about this, but id think that people need to do this all > the time. Any other advice for mirroring the system? > > > > Thanks! > > > > Jen > > > > Hi Jen, > > I am assuming that you are using VMware, but if that's > not the case, > please respond to the thread.
No, im using VirtualBox. I had tried VMware but foundit much harder to use. I dont quickly see a free tool to do this. Maybe its easier to do this from scratch.... Jen _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"