VMWare ESX and FBSD 7.2 AMD64 guest

Richard Mahlerwein mahlerrd at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 24 16:02:07 UTC 2009

> From: Dean Weimer <dweimer at orscheln.com>
> Subject: RE: VMWare ESX and FBSD 7.2 AMD64 guest
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Cc: steve at ibctech.ca
> Date: Friday, July 24, 2009, 10:49 AM


> servers while running between datacenters.  Also keep
> in mind that as of vSphere 4 (We will be upgrading to this
> once the new data center is complete, just waiting on the
> shipment of the racks at this point), VMware does officially
> support FreeBSD 7.1, so you might want to go with that
> instead of 7.2, as there may be a performance issue with

Awesome news!  That's teach me to keep shuttling the nearly-spam I get from VMware into the trash can right away.  I'd love to hear about your experience with the upgrade and how things go later.  We're looking to do something very similar sometime in the next 6 to 9 months.


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