Virtual machines hosted on FreeBSD 7
Albert.Shih at obspm.fr
Tue Sep 9 09:17:20 UTC 2008
Le 08/09/2008 à 23:37:38-0400, Michael a écrit
> Derek Ragona wrote:
> > I have a FreeBSD 7 release I wanted to use as a host for virtual
> > machines. What software is anyone else using to host virtual machines
> > under FreeBSD?
> > I'd just like to here what has worked, or what has not worked. I find
> > it easier to find a solution asking for real world experiences.
> > Thanks for your help.
> > -Derek
> > derek at computinginnovations.com
> >> In my honest opinion, there aren't many good ways of doing what I
> think you're wanting.
> VMware is a no go for now, or probably any time soon. I don't think
> virtualbox is running on freebsd yet. You could use jails, for just
> other freebsd installs, not really a VM so to speak.
Well, depend what's you going to do with virtual machine, but jail is
something very fine for apache/php server, databases etc... because you
don't slow down the I/O (like vmware did).
> bochs is crap for this purpose, simics doesn't run on it worth a crap
> either. If I were you, I would use something else. say a hypervisor
> running on bare hardware, ie: VMware ESX, or similar. I would say xen if
> it was ready, but I don't think it is.
And just for information VMware ESX is free now.
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