FYI: FreeBSD 5.0 under VMWare 2.0.4

Adrian Penisoara ady at
Tue Apr 1 07:03:33 PST 2003


  Whoever tried FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE/-current as a guest OS in VMWare
(either 2.0.4 under FreeBSD 4.x or VMWare 3.2 under Windows NT platform)
knows that it would run very slowly and even the system clock would run
very quickly.

  One solution for this problem is to recompile your kernel with the
following option:


  This works at least for VMWare 2.0.4 under FreeBSD 4. The options is
documented in NOTES, in FreeBSD 5.x.

 Adrian Penisoara
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