sterling at camdensoftware.com
Sun Aug 8 04:07:45 UTC 2010
Quoth Chip Camden on Thursday, 05 August 2010:
> Quoth Brandon Gooch on Thursday, 05 August 2010:
> > On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 10:53 PM, kalin m <kalin at el.net> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > hi all..
> > >
> > > just wondering how mature is virtualbox to be used with freebsd - either as
> > > host or as guest. is viable to be used in production environment?
> > >
> > >From my experience (running the latest 3.2.6 on 8.1-RELEASE, 8-STABLE,
> > and 9-CURRENT) as both host and guest systems, YES.
> > I'm also using 32- and 64-bit Windows and Linux guests; performance
> > and stability are very, very good.
> > Please try VirtualBox for yourself -- I think you will be pleased with
> > the effort that's been put in to the port by the developers :)
> > -Brandon
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> I'll second that. I haven't used FreeBSD as a guest yet, but as a host
> VirtualBox performs very nicely, and (touch wood) I haven't had any
> problems with using Windows 7 and Windows XP as guests. I'm on amd64
> FreeBSD, and I've run both 64-bit and 32-bit Windows guests.
Just to follow up, as part of my Bugathon participation I created a VM with
8.1-RELEASE as a guest for testing. The i386 version is running like a champ. I
couldn't get the amd64 iso to boot under VirtualBox, though. It just
appeared to hang after loading most of the system -- sorry, I don't have
When running Xorg under VirtualBox, I had to add the following to
xorg.conf to get the keyboard and mouse to respond:
Option "AutoAddDevices" "off"
Everything else worked out of the box (so to speak).
Sterling (Chip) Camden | sterling at camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F
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