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Date:      Tue, 19 Apr 2005 14:43:38 +0100
From:      "Grant" <>
To:        "'Didier Wiroth'" <>, <>
Subject:   RE: vmware alternative for freebsd?
Message-ID:  <000001c544e5$cc574c80$>
In-Reply-To: <>

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> -----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 talking
> about guest OSes).


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

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 :)

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