VirtualBox - does it work for FreeBSD?

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Thu Jan 21 10:37:27 UTC 2010

On 01/21/10 08:11, Glyn Millington wrote:
> Good Morning :-)
> A quick question for anyone running VirtualBox on a FreeBSD _host_
> machine, with Linux or Windows as a _guest_ OS.
> Does it work?


> at is, do the guest additions work fully for those guests, or are
> there limitations such those I experience currently when running
> FreeBSD 8 as the guest?  (eg no access to USB, no fullscreen mode).

You are right about USB and probably about fullscreen mode. "seamless" 
mode works at least for Windows.

> Any major problems with a FreeBSDS host and Windows/Linux guest?

You might have problems with using virtual SMP.

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