best way to run vista inside freebsd

John Nielsen john at
Wed Oct 24 06:32:06 PDT 2007

Quoting Francisco Reyes <lists at>:

> Frank Jahnke writes:
>> VMs in general are a problem on Free.  There is an effort to port the
>> most recent VMware Workstation by a very good man.
> VMware employee?

No, Orlando Bassotto, who is the programmer who did much of the work 
for the original VMware Workstation 3 port and kernel modules for 
FreeBSD. If I understand it correctly, he picked up where Vladimir 
Silyaev left off after porting 2. Orlando also did quite a bit of work 
on a Workstation 4 port for FreeBSD that reached at least alpha quality. code bounties and current status:

Orlando's home page (currently blank):


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