best way to run vista inside freebsd

John Nielsen lists at
Fri Oct 19 20:05:03 PDT 2007

On Friday 19 October 2007, Frank Jahnke wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-10-19 at 16:47 +0200, Frank Staals wrote:
> > What is the status of that project if I may ask ? I did some research
> > on it some time ago but the best I could find was that there was
> > someone porting vmware-workstation 4.5.X to FreeBSD allthough there
> > were quite a lot problems so there wasn't much progress it seemed.
> The same fellow is doing the port.  I haven't corresponded with him for
> a while, so I can't really say what the current status is.  Quite some
> time ago the issue was getting VMware to discuss what goes on in their
> kernel module (IIRC).

In addition to sponsoring and contributing to the bounty for this project, is engaged in some discussion(s) with VMware to get and keep 
things moving for this newest port, although status updates are a bit hard 
to come by (perhaps intentionally).


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