svn commit: r39283 -
issyl0 at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jul 31 08:38:28 UTC 2012
Date: Tue Jul 31 08:38:27 2012
New Revision: 39283
Update the virtualization chapter of the Handbook: there is no longer the
named OSE version of VirtualBox.
Submitted by: Benjamin Washington-Yule (byu17 (at) uclive.ac.nz)
Approved by: gjb (mentor)
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/virtualization/chapter.sgml Sun Jul 29 19:12:09 2012 (r39282)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/virtualization/chapter.sgml Tue Jul 31 08:38:27 2012 (r39283)
@@ -1114,8 +1114,7 @@ EndSection</programlisting>
<filename role="package">emulators/vmware3</filename>), which
utilized the &linux; binary compatibility layer. Shortly after
- the release of &os; 7.2, the Open Source Edition
- (<acronym>OSE</acronym>) of Sun's
+ the release of &os; 7.2, Sun's
<application>&virtualbox;</application> appeared in the
Ports Collection as a native &os; program.</para>
@@ -1123,14 +1122,13 @@ EndSection</programlisting>
developed, complete virtualization package, that is available
for most operating systems including &windows;, &macos;, &linux;
and &os;. It is equally capable at running &windows; or &unix;
- like guests. It comes in two flavors, an open source and a
- proprietary edition. From the user's point of view, perhaps the
- most important limitation of the <acronym>OSE</acronym> is the
- lack of USB support. Other differences may be found in the
- <quote>Editions</quote> page of the
- <application>&virtualbox;</application> wiki, at
- <ulink url="http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Editions"></ulink>.
- Currently, only the OSE is available for &os;.</para>
+ like guests. It is released as open source software, but with
+ closed-source components available in a separate extension pack.
+ These components include support for USB 2.0 devices, among others.
+ More information may be found on the <quote>Downloads</quote> page
+ of the <application>&virtualbox;</application> wiki, at
+ <ulink url="http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads"></ulink>.
+ Currently, these extensions are not available for &os;.</para>
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