FreeBSD as VM host OS?
wmoran at collaborativefusion.com
Mon Dec 18 09:33:47 PST 2006
In response to David Newman <dnewman at networktest.com>:
> My question is whether FreeBSD is a suitable _host_ OS for any virtual
> machine environment, preferably with support for SMP, amd64, and guest
> OS speed at or close to native hardware speeds.
*) jails provide virtual hosting at native speed, but _only_ for FreeBSD
guests. i.e., you can't run Linux in a FreeBSD jail
*) qemu works well on FreeBSD in my experience, but there is a considerable
*) Xen should give you what you want, but I've no information on the
status of Xen on FreeBSD at this time.
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