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Date:      Wed, 25 Mar 2009 11:30:31 +0530
From:      Mehul Ved <>
To:        Leslie Jensen <>
Cc:, Harold Hartley <>
Subject:   Re: installing freebsd on windows
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On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Leslie Jensen <> wrote:
> For testing purposes I've used Suns VirtualBox under Windows, it runs under
> Linux as well. (Free)BSD installs well and it can give you a first
> impression on how it works. There are some settings that you must keep in
> mind, disk size can't be dynamic. You can use the VirtualBox forums for more
> information.
> /Leslie

VirtualBox is really great for no-hassles virtualisation for newbies.
I rely on it too. But, I haven't had a good experience with FreeBSD
7.0 on VirtualBox, too many kernel panics. And it's not just me there
are lots of people who have had the same problem with no evident
I am not discouraging this solution but informing of a problem that I
have faced. If there's a work around for that, I'd be happy to try it



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