so, FreeBSD on VMware is dead, right?

Michael Scheidell scheidell at
Sat Jan 21 20:12:50 UTC 2012

I reached out to a high level sr engineer at VMware and told him there 
was a lot of companies using FreeBSD on VMware, and a lot more that 
would, if just VMware gave us some love (fixed, or helped us fix some 
device drivers).

He asked "how many"?

Well, I sure can't go back to him and tell him that there was only one 
company who contacted me back who said that they used VMware in 
production systems, with FreeBSD guest os.

If there isn't anyone else with VMware problems, and I really want to be 
clear:  VMware is a 'for profit' company, so, small numbers won't 
impress them, but if there are any companies (aside from the one that 
contacted me.. you don't have to again, I have your email).

If no one else, I'll call him back on the phone and apologize for 
bothering him.

I was really hoping to get some of the virtual nic issues, and hgfs 
issues worked out, but, I guess there isn't enough commercial interest.

Michael Scheidell, CTO
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