confused about VMware on FreeBSD...
Rick C. Petty
rick-freebsd at kiwi-computer.com
Thu Oct 26 01:39:01 UTC 2006
On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 06:05:12PM -0700, Randy Bush wrote:
> > In order of preference: either use VMware Server on a Linux host, use a
> > different virtualization/emulation product (such as qemu) on FreeBSD, or
> > track down (I don't know if you can still buy them) a license for the Linux
> > version VMware Workstation 3 and give it a go, using an older branch of
> > FreeBSD if necessary.
> or give up, run winxp on top, vmware 5, and freebsd as a guest.
> spawn xterms and emacs via cygwin.
> not what i would prefer. but it seems one can not get what i
> prefer. so i settle. and it works.
Or use qemu with qemu-kmod under freebsd as a host, and don't give up the
things you like! I've had better luck with qemu anyway, and often it
outperforms vmware under certain conditions.
-- Rick C. Petty
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