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Re: OT? VMWare on *BSD?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OT? VMWare on *BSD?
- From: "Jason P . Stanford" <jps3_(_at_)_acs_(_dot_)_art_(_dot_)_lehigh_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 13:29:29 -0400
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
Ah, well I took the plunge and ordered a bunch of parts to build a new
box with, so that I could play with Open or NetBSD and try VMWware on
it. Perhaps I should put up a web page or post back here if it works
(or even not?).
Thanks for the replies.
On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 05:37:54PM -0700, Ben Goren wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 04:03:36PM -0700, Kevin Sindhu wrote:
> > Bryan Carter Vyhmeister wrote:
> > > It works perfectly on FreeBSD and is even in the FreeBSD ports
> > > tree. I was using it until I switched to OpenBSD. I have not
> > > tried it with OpenBSD. As far as I know, the NetBSD "port" is
> > > not related to the FreeBSD port but I could be wrong.
> > No it not. Works great however. Some problems such floppy disk
> > drive and needs to be run as root remain, but otherwise I found
> > it to be faster on my machine than on Linux
> Is this to say that the NetBSD port of VMware runs on OpenBSD and
> is faster than on Linux, or to say that the NetBSD port of VMware
> runs faster than under Linux, or....
> I can confirm that the FreeBSD port of VMware works just
> simmingly, but it had been my understanding that running VMware on
> OpenBSD isn't an option at this time.
> Ben Goren
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