so, FreeBSD on VMware is dead, right?

Olli Hauer ohauer at
Sun Jan 22 21:43:19 UTC 2012

On 2012-01-21 21:12, Michael Scheidell wrote:
> 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.

count +1 from me.
Except my private test/build machine I run everything on ESX clusters

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