On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 3:59 AM, Frank Leonhardt <freebsd-...@fjl.co.uk> wrote: > Can anyone help me running Windows 5.1 (XP) as a VM under FreeBSD? > > bhyve doesn't support anything older than Vista, and I'm unclear as to > whether it supports 32-bit versions of that. I tried compiling Virtualbox a > while back, but after a few days it was still going so I put it on the back > burner. It wasn't clear how I'd get a Windows XP image on it anyway. > > So what's the best way to do this? I need it to run various Windows 32-bit > utilities, USB related (e.g. dongle servers, USB connected hardware &c). I > do have site-licensed Windows XP disks. Not to mention DOS software!
VirtualBox will be the easiest to install and setup. However, if you need stability and performance, might I suggest looking into Xen? FreeBSD can act as a Xen dom0 these days, and it supports XP fine. -Dustin _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"