Vmware was Re: Announcing shell machine availability for dragonfly developers
steve at tightrope.demon.co.uk
Fri Aug 29 01:51:23 PDT 2003
Rik van Riel wrote:
It sure would be nice if dfbsd ran under some kind of virtual
machine. I guess vmware would work, qemu would be awesome.
I have been building and running (as my mail relay) DFBSD under Vmware
-- hosted much to my shame on Win XP sorry guys :) -- with no problems
at all and at excellent speed on a P4/1.8.
It's nice being able to snapshot the entire system state before you do
something likely to break it!
Vmware is an excellent product, although expensive. I haven't tried
Bochs but I imagine that would also work (although at a far lower speed)
and it's OSS.
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