Windows XP

Frank Leonhardt freebsd-doc at
Wed Feb 22 23:17:57 UTC 2017

On 22/02/2017 18:58, Peter Grehan wrote:
> Hi Frank,
>> bhyve doesn't support anything older than Vista,
>  That's correct, though I'm hoping to support XP and Server 2003 at 
> some point.
>> and I'm unclear as to whether it supports 32-bit versions of that.
>  It doesn't, nor any 32-bit version of Windows after that, mainly 
> since they require BIOS and not all the support is there in the 
> UEFI/CSM BIOS emulation.
>  As above, hoping to rectify that at some point.
> later,

Thanks for that. Virtualbox is is then, for now. Although I could 
probably run Windows 7-64 Windows XP Mode to get DOS running! I'll push 
ahead with the compilation (don't use packages. and even then with X it 
gets a bit crazy and out of comfort zone).

Regards, Frank.

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