Install Linux in FreeBSD
roberto.nunnari at supsi.ch
Fri Jul 11 10:37:11 UTC 2008
I believe the OP question is:
How to run a Full blown linux OS on a Virtual Machine on FreeBSD,
how to run linux binaries on FreeBSD via emulation..
As for myself, I went the other way round, as I needed to run
FreeBSD and windows on the same hardware.
Jonathan McKeown wrote:
> On Friday 11 July 2008 05:29, Ruel Luchavez wrote:
> [running Linux in a VM on FreeBSD]
>>> Did you read section 10 of the Handbook - Linux Binary Compatibility?
>> Yes I read it Jonathan, Im newbie in BSD...regarding on my post is it
>> or Do you have any link so that i could much understand it aside from
>> freebsd handbook?
> I haven't played with it at all - others (who have) may be able to help you
> more than I can: I'm just going by the documentation.
> As I understand it, FreeBSD will run most Linux binaries natively, as long as
> you install a suitable Linux environment (libraries etc).
> The easiest way to do this is to install a Linux version from ports (probably
> emulators/linux_base-f8 which will install a basic Fedora 8) which will
> create /compat/linux.
> You then install your Linux software in the usual way.
> I suspect you'll receive better offers of help if you start this process and
> then let the list know where you break down.
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