FreeBSD for Linux VPS?

Vince Hoffman jhary at
Fri Mar 28 07:13:35 PDT 2008

Dan Riordan wrote:
> Hello,
> Just wondering if FreeBSD is usable on Linux VPS servers? I run VPS services
> and a client is asking if we could support it. It would be good if we could.
> If you could let me know as soon as you can, that would be super.
> Thank you,
> Dan
It depends how you do your VPS's If you fully virtualise them with
vmware then yes, otherwise no as FreeBSD is a completely different
operating system than Linux and wont work with things like
openvz/virtuozzo and its Xen support is still experimental.


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