running FreeBSD on Windows host
dmontalvo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 15:20:40 UTC 2010
I use Win 7 64 bit - Virtual Box 3.2.6 r63112 with FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE
/ Xfce installed in Virtual Box have not had any issues at all.
On 23 August 2010 07:18, Diego Arias <dak.col at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Diego Arias
> mmm, interesante.....
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