Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Thu Nov 1 15:11:56 PDT 2007

Erik Osterholm wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 11:57:20PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:
>> There's a donation box on
>> for developers to get
>> VMWare Workstation working on FreeBSD but the status of the project is
>> unknown. There's also some indication someone is working on VirtualBox
>> but that's probably in very early stages (and besides that, VirtualBox
>> doesn't work reliably).
> I have to disagree with the last VirtualBox comment.  It seems to work
> quite well for the operating systems it supports (mostly Linux and
> Windows as guests.)  Sadly, FreeBSD as a guest just doesn't seem to
> fly.

 From the sounds of it, if you're looking to host other server 
environments, FreeBSD isn't a solution to really consider.  If you're 
looking to just test some configurations periodically, FreeBSD has some 
options, but not as many as Linux :-(

Thanks for the information, everyone.

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