MS Windows emulator or VM with USB support

Milan Knizek knizek at
Sat Apr 21 16:48:33 UTC 2007

On Saturday 21 of April 2007, Adam J Richardson wrote:
> youshi10 at wrote:
> > On Fri, 20 Apr 2007, Milan Knizek wrote:
> >> is there an emulator or virtual machine, which would run MS Windows on
> >> FreeBSD
> >> as a host system and support USB devices? (I do not mean USB Mass
> >> Storage,
> >> but e.g. Garmin GPS device with Garmin's MapSource.)
> >>
> Does Qemu do what you want? I'm installing Windows 2000 Professional
> inside Qemu for some experiments. I don't know if it fulfils your USB
> requirement, but it's free and I hear it runs on FreeBSD pretty well.

I have tried Qemu half year ago on linux and it almost got frozen when I 
switched Garmin on (the drivers were installed before).

May be I give it a try on FreeBSD.

Milan Knížek
e-mail knizek {na} volny {v} cz

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