FreeBSD on Intel Macs?

Bakul Shah bakul at
Sat Jan 14 22:56:04 PST 2006

> > On a related note, anyone know about any VMWare or Xen or other similar
> > virtual machine environment for Mac/Intel?  (FreeBSD on Virtual PC on
> > Rosetta sounds very scary... ;-(
> QEmu supposedly works on MacOSX..
> Of course I imagine you'll need to compile your own version :)

Just what I was going to say!  qemu works on mac/ppc,
solaris, linux, windows & *bsd so a port to mac/intel won't
be hard.  But you'd also need to port kqemu (kernel loadable
module) to get emulation speed within a factor of two of the
native speed.  I am guessing that will happen soon enough...

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