FreeBSD guest on VMware ESXi
Bjoern A. Zeeb
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Mon Dec 19 23:11:13 UTC 2011
On 19. Dec 2011, at 17:34 , Lucas Mocellin wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I may have mistaken sending my question here, if so, please let me know.
> I would like to get more information about FreeBSD as a guest on VMware
> ESXi. I'm having some issues about performance (specially Harddisk I/O).
> I'd like to know which custom kernel should I compile and stuff like this.
> Right now I'd like to make a customize kernel to run on VMware, but I dunno
> exactly which devices I should choose, which ones work best on VMware.
> FreeBSD handbook has just a little about this, it's more about parallels
> and VirtualBox.
> if somebody else could give me a tip, I appreciate a lot that. any help is
1) chose SCSI disks not ATA in ESXi for the FreeBSD guest
2) if you have IO problems that usually means that your host hardware sucks,
i.e. you have a raid controller but no battery etc. Also which hardware
seems to make a difference but that's not specific to the FreeBSD guest.
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