Can FreeBSD utilize VT/HVM ?

Bruce Cran bruce at
Sat Dec 25 10:12:03 UTC 2010

On Sat, 25 Dec 2010 04:56:14 -0500
Xn Nooby <xnooby at> wrote:

> I have a new computer that has VT (Virtualization Technology), so I am
> able to virtualize other OS's when running Linux and their KVM.  Does
> FreeBSD have a method of using VT to virtualize other OS's?  Jails are
> really cool, especially since they do not need VT - but I was
> wondering if there was an advantage to having VT when running FreeBSD.
> Or would the VT be more-or -less unused with FreeBSD?

emulators/virtualbox-ose can make use of it.

Bruce Cran

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