When's FreeBSD going to catch up in the world of virtualization.
peter at purplecat.net
Mon Apr 21 18:03:18 UTC 2008
Yeah, But Jail offers no real segmentation of resource utilization and
certainly no simple management interface to hand to customers.
At least not back in 2006 when I was using them on a 4.x system, where none
of the jails survived a simple upgrade (from like 4.9 to 4.10 or something I
A great tool for testing and such, but I just didn't find it could do what I
needed (real resource segmentation and control).
How's virtualbox coming along? Does it have FreeBSD host support yet?
Anyone using it in production?
Purplecat Networks Inc.
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Sent: Monday, April 21, 2008 1:47 PM
To: Peter Brezny
Subject: Re: When's FreeBSD going to catch up in the world of
Thats a loaded question. Some might say that Freebsd has been a leading in
virtualization ( jail(8) for example). Support for Zen Dom0 is coming along
nicely it seems. If you want VMware hosting support, not really sure what to
say there. VMware server is a linux kernel..
starting to get into the middle of linux land if you go down the VMware
On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Peter Brezny <peter at purplecat.net> wrote:
> I'm a die hard FreeBSD user.
> For the past 10 years (since version 2.8 was released) it's been in
> production on all of my servers.
> 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.
> Is there hope for FreeBSD as a popularly supported virtual machine
> host, or am I stuck in the multiple disappointments of linsux land.
> Peter Brezny
> Purplecat Networks Inc.
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