Virtual box to do cross-browser testing

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Mon Nov 16 16:17:49 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 10:02 AM, John Almberg <jalmberg at> wrote:

> Anyone have experience using Sun's "Virtual Box" on FreeBSD? I am looking
> for a way to run virtual Windows machines to do cross-browser testing...
> Don't need sound card or anything complex... if I can get it working good
> enough to have access to IE 6, 7, and 8 (with 3 different virtual boxes,
> probably), that would be enough for me.
> But before I jump through the hoops of setting up a new FreeBSD box and
> setting up this virtual box software, I'd like to hear how others have fared
> with this software.
> Any experience, much appreciated.
> -- John
VirtualBox overall works great for me on both i386 and amd64, much faster
than qemu.  Just following if you fun
into problems.

Adam Vande More

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