Schedule for releases

Robert Watson rwatson at
Wed Dec 22 11:36:23 UTC 2010

On Wed, 22 Dec 2010, Erik Cederstrand wrote:

> Den 22/12/2010 kl. 09.52 skrev Oliver Fromme:
>> For me, personally, one significant problem is that I don't have the 
>> resources to easily run several versions of FreeBSD at home.
> Wouldn't a jail be sufficient for work that stays in userland?

And there are also reference boxes in the cluster that all FreeBSD 
developers have access to -- for example,

> For kernel work, I think a virtual machine would be much easier than 
> dual-boot. Virtuialbox seems to support FreeBSD as both host and client 
> (, although I 
> haven't tried using FreeBSD as a host.

I've had lots of success using Virtualbox, both hosting and hosted on, 
FreeBSD, in our teaching environment.  I also run FreeBSD with significant 
success under VMWare on Mac OS X.  FreeBSD on Xen is improving but I've not 
managed to get a kernel debugging setup working there as yet.


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