FW: VMWare Tools for FreeBSD

Peter Boosten peter at boosten.org
Tue Mar 18 04:23:13 UTC 2008

Gelsema, P (Patrick) - FreeBSD wrote:
> On Tue, March 18, 2008 11:40, Peter Boosten wrote:
>> http://open-vm-tools.sourceforge.net/
> Just to confirm. This one runs on RELENG_7_0?

Kernel modules for FreeBSD, including an experimental port of HGFS to 

> It allows dymanic memory management by the VM Ware host?
 > It also allows the VMWare host to gracefully shutdown the Freebsd guest?

The following components have been released as OSS:

     * Drivers for devices and filesystems access
     * Memory ballooning
     * Shared folders
     * Drag and Drop, Text and File Copy/Paste
     * Clipboard sharing
     * Disk wiping and shrinking
     * Time synchronization
     * Automatic guest screen resolution resizing
     * GuestInfo (provides statistics about guest environment)
     * Guest SDK (provides information about the VM)
     * Soft power operations
     * Multiple monitor support
     * GTK Toolbox UI



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