Slight OT: How to run existing FreeBSD on windows as a VM

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Thu Feb 18 03:35:24 UTC 2021

On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 5:06 PM David Christensen <dpchrist at>

> On 2021-02-17 13:55, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> > Top posting since the following summarizes the entire reply:  I already
> > looked into vbox for this and all require modification to the existing
> > install and thus are no goes (both have to remain independently bootable
> as
> > the bare metal OS).
> Too bad the "raw hard disk access" won't work -- that would have been
> slick.
> If anyone knows of a hypervisor, emulator, simulator, etc., that can run
> a bare metal OS image on disk without modification and without
> corrupting the image, please post.

Aryeh M. Friedman, Lead Developer,

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