FW: VMWare Tools for FreeBSD
pauls at utdallas.edu
Mon Mar 17 00:48:25 UTC 2008
--On March 17, 2008 10:03:54 AM +1100 Terry Sposato <terry at sucked-in.com>
> OK, maybe I was not clear enough so I will try again.
> I want to run FreeBSD as a VM Guest on a VMWare ESX Server. Currently
> there is no problem with it and it works fine. The problems arise when
> you want to take advantage of the HA ability of ESX Server, as it only
> supports Virtual Machines with the VM Tools running.
> So what I am asking is if someone has ever though about porting the
> VMWare Tools to run in a FreeBSD Virtual Machine image.
I downloaded the open-vm-tools from Sourceforge and tried to compile and
make them. The compile went fine, but the make failed. I'm not a
programmer, so I struggle trying to resolve such problems. I'd be happy
to make a port for it, but I would need help from someone with more
programming knowledge than I.
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
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