On 19. Dec 2011, at 17:34 , Lucas Mocellin wrote: > Hi everybody, > > I may have mistaken sending my question here, if so, please let me know. > > I would like to get more information about FreeBSD as a guest on VMware > ESXi. I'm having some issues about performance (specially Harddisk I/O). > I'd like to know which custom kernel should I compile and stuff like this. > Right now I'd like to make a customize kernel to run on VMware, but I dunno > exactly which devices I should choose, which ones work best on VMware. > > FreeBSD handbook has just a little about this, it's more about parallels > and VirtualBox. > > if somebody else could give me a tip, I appreciate a lot that. any help is > welcome.
1) chose SCSI disks not ATA in ESXi for the FreeBSD guest 2) if you have IO problems that usually means that your host hardware sucks, i.e. you have a raid controller but no battery etc. Also which hardware seems to make a difference but that's not specific to the FreeBSD guest. /bz -- Bjoern A. Zeeb You have to have visions! Stop bit received. Insert coin for new address family. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"