FreeBSD 7 on Windows 2008 (Hyper-V)

Outback Dingo outbackdingo at
Mon Jun 9 12:45:22 UTC 2008

Ok heres the best solution, Im not even a big linux fan but install Ubuntu
Server KVM,
then install windows and FreeBSD 6, 7 or 8 Linux KVM just works, ive had 0
with FreeBSD under KVM with bridged networking.

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 6:59 PM, Nejc Škoberne <nejc at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am also (very) interested in running FreeBSD under HyperV since HyperV
> will
> liberate itself from Windows Server soon after the final release (it will
> not depend
> on an preliminary Windows Server installation but will be "standalone" and
> practically free of charge, which makes it (for me) a very interesting
> solution).
>  Im trying to set up a FreeBSD VM under Hyper-V but i the instalation
>>> do not start. i try x86 and x64 boot disk only (for a net install).
>>> The error i got is "cant load kernel".
>>> Im a novice on FreeBSD but i have set up a few small server with it. Any
>>> idea?
>> You didn't say which version of FreeBSD you are trying.
>> Please try a snapshot of 8-CURRENT (from
>> to see if anything
>> changes. There have been improvements to the boot loader recently.
> I've heard that it works (at least boots) with 8-CURRENT. Are there plans
> to
> include support for FreeBSD 7.x branch too? That would be really cool. Yes,
> I
> know, patches are welcome.
> Thanks,
> Nejc
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