When's FreeBSD going to catch up in the world of virtualization.

alexus alexus at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 18:00:22 UTC 2008

there is always XEN

or worse case scenario is jail

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Simon Chang <simonychang at gmail.com> wrote:
> >  Now however, I'm forced to use linux as the host OS for Vmware as there
>  >  currently seems to be no current support for FreeBSD as the Host OS for
>  >  popular VM applications.
>  I hear your pain.  However, VMware is a commercial company one of
>  whose responsibilities is their bottom line.  I have heard it said
>  many, many times on this and other FreeBSD discussions that, if
>  commercial companies hear from the end-users and system
>  administrators, they would pay more attention to the group in
>  question.
>  Sadly, to date I have not seen any organized efforts to bring to
>  VMware's attention the mob of BSD users that are out there, despite
>  all the boastful talks.  You also see that there are no (host) support
>  for Open and Net (BSD).
>  OSS virtualization efforts are another story, as there is no "bottom
>  line" as such.  But you still need the manpower and manhours to do
>  complicated stuff like virtualization.
>  SC
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