porting virtualbox or qemu-kvm

Damian Vicino sdavtaker at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 21:27:06 PDT 2014

Same reason I don't use dfbsd in every PC. Lack of virtual box to run
legacy non portable sw.
When I don't have that restriction I install dfbsd. When having that
restriction using something else.
On Jun 25, 2014 12:08 AM, "Wojciech Puchar" <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>

> important but think that one should be very careful committing such a
>> tiny resources to any non essential project.
>> VirtualBox is a toy and as such has limited useful value beyond running
> this toy is actually much better than other "non-toy" virtualizers.
> According to my tests and current usage.
>  Windows instance on your desktop so that you can use IE to verify if the
>> web software you just developed works for your customers. We run it in
>> our lab for exactly such purposes. Building VirtualBox on FreeBSD is a
>> pain in the rear end and I could not think of a single advantage of
>> running VirtualBox on FreeBSD as oppose to native Linux platform (in
>> particular in the light of your earlier comments about ZFS).
> I run virtualbox under FreeBSD.
>  KVM is much more useful but acceleration is Linux kernel specific. I
> this is the only reason i don't use qemu-kvm. Because it runs only under
> linux.
> All is fine to just set up linux based computer to run it. But only when
> you make large scale installation for say - "cloud computing" services, but
> not if you do one server per office and want everything to run on one.
> As i already said the only reason i still run FreeBSD is lack of virtual
> machine software.
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