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Date:      Wed, 25 Mar 2009 10:04:52 +0100
From:      Ruben de Groot <mail25@bzerk.org>
To:        Mehul Ved <mehul.n.ved@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Harold Hartley <wheelie207@gwi.net>, Leslie Jensen <leslie@eskk.nu>
Subject:   Re: installing freebsd on windows
Message-ID:  <20090325090452.GA48145@ei.bzerk.org>
In-Reply-To: <c1e7523f0903242300w7299fd90r79dd77366b0da1e1@mail.gmail.com>
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On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 11:30:31AM +0530, Mehul Ved typed:
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Leslie Jensen <leslie@eskk.nu> 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
> solution.
> 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
> myself.

What worked for me was enabling VT-x/AMD-V in Virtualbox. No more panics since.

Ruben



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