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Date:      Wed, 20 Apr 2005 04:07:10 -0700
From:      "Loren M. Lang" <>
To:        Grant <>
Subject:   Re: vmware alternative for freebsd?
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On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 02:43:38PM +0100, Grant wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> >] On Behalf Of Didier Wiroth
> > Sent: 19 April 2005 14:35
> > To:
> > Subject: vmware alternative for freebsd?
> > the ports tree. I was wondering if there are any alternatives to vmware,
> > commercial or freeware. I'm talking about a host version (I'm not talki=
> > about guest OSes).
> Hey,
> There is a few out there for fbsd.. but the only one I have used with
> success is qemu.
> Its quite quick, but I feel it isn't as quick as vmware is/was.
> But it is something to look at, if its just simple things you need from it
> it will be fine, but anything CPU heavy I find its not great on.
> Another one that you might want to look at is bochs

There is also wine, depending on what exactly you need.  Dosbox is nice
if all you need to do runs in dos.

> I cant really say much about this one, I've tried it before but never got
> anywhere, so it might be good for what you need. Or it might be rubbish :)
> Anyways gotta do some work :)
> Bye.=20
> Grant.
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