Actually Xen is not really a suitable option if I want to keep FreeBSD has
host, AFAIK dom0 support is just being added and its not really usable yet!


On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 8:05 PM, Miguel Clara <miguelmcl...@gmail.com>wrote:

> VirtualBox can... I'm assuming you mean the FreeBSD port can't.
>
> In this case I would need a Windows Guest, but its a laptop and I still
> wan't to use the OS.
>
> I'm aware of the other options, and there's also KVM but I want the host
> to be FreeBSD.
>
> Xen could be an option, since its a laptop and I still want to use the
> host os, maybe its the most suited!
>
> I would go the bhyve path but has you said and very well only works for
> Linux, not windows!
>
> Anyway the main question is is if FreeBSD port of Vbox supports this, or
> if there's any work done or planned for this.
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:53 PM, Schaich Alonso <alonsoscha...@fastmail.fm
> > wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:34:30 +0000 (UTC)
>> Miguel Clara <miguelmcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >
>> >
>> > Looking to do the same...
>> >
>> > I have a laptop with dual graphics, Its one of those with Intel i7 CPU +
>> > Integrated Graphics but also ships with a AMD dedicated card!
>> >
>> > I cannot use the AMD card successfully with KMS anyway, and I would
>> prefer
>> > to pass the card to a Winodows/Linux VM.
>> >
>> > Is there any work on this in FreeBSD's Vbox port?
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> >
>> >
>>
>> VirtualBox can't do that.
>> If you need only GNU/Linux VMs you can use bhyve with PCI Forwarding ( see
>> https://wiki.freebsd.org/bhyve/pci_passthru ). Otherwise, I think you'll
>> have
>> to resort to Xen or VMWare ESXi (or eventually Microsoft's VirtualPC).
>>
>> Alonso
>>
>
>
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