running FreeBSD on Windows host
dak.col at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 14:18:36 UTC 2010
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 6:31 AM, Manolis Kiagias <sonicy at otenet.gr> wrote:
> On 23/08/2010 2:26 μ.μ., Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > El día Monday, August 23, 2010 a las 12:39:14PM +0300, Manolis Kiagias
> >> Win 7 is a lot better than Vista...
> >>> Any recommendation for the virtualisation software for best
> >> Vmware achieves very good performance without trouble.
> >> VirtualBox works OK most of the time (and it's free) but I had some
> >> kernel panics running FreeBSD (unless the host is also FreeBSD!)
> >> Have not tried very recent versions though, it may have improved.
> > Once having setup VMware (workstation), I plan to boot from FreeBSD live
> > CD, create the slices big enough and fill in the dumps of my current
> > system. Any objectives with this? Thx
> > matthias
> This should work nicely. In fact, in one of my recent projects I did the
> exact opposite with great success:
> I installed and configured a full system on Vmware Workstation, dumped
> the partitions and restored on real hardware.
> Saved me countless hours and had the school lab running in less than a day.
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I use Virtualbox for my desktop and have 1 VM running on Vsphere 4
(FreeBSD 8). Only have problem once of data loss because i used ATA disk
instead of SCSI.
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