FreeBSD on a Mac

Jack Barnett jackbarnett at
Thu Nov 8 18:41:03 PST 2007

James Jeffery wrote:
> Was wondering.
> Can i put FreeBSD on a Quicksilver G4?
> I know it already has Tiger on it, which is BSD based, but i have no
> use for Tiger at the moment.
> At college were using Windows, and my old BSD box now has windows on
> it so that i can keep
> up with college assignments.
> I still have BSD on the box, but on another partition, i loved FreeBSD
> 7, was really getting the
> hang of it and testing out its web server capabilities, its a
> nightmare switching the PC on and
> off just to run a temp web server to test on.
> Is it possible or is there a better solution?
> Cheers
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You could also run FreeBSD inside of VMWare on your windows box.
IIRC the VMWare software is free for Windows. 

There is also a port for FreeBSD (to run Windows in a VMWare with 
FreeBSD as the host) - but it hasn't been updated in a long time.

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