Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Running FreeBSD over MS Windows

Running FreeBSD on Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 step by step:

  1. download and install Microsoft Virtual PC 2007
  2. download the FreeBSD vmdk file from VMware's Virtual Appliance Marketplace - OS
  3. download and install VMDK to VHD converter (You may need .NET Framework to run it.)

  1. convert vmdk files to a vhd file
  2. Create a FreeBSD virtual machine on Microsoft Virtual PC

  3. Start FreeBSD and enjoy it!

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