[vbox-dev] VirtualBox - FreeBSD port status

Knut St. Osmundsen bird at sun.com
Wed Oct 8 13:12:23 GMT 2008

Klaus Espenlaub wrote:
> Since this pops up more and more frequently - a few bits of information:
> You can forget about running VirtualBox in Linux compatibility mode. The 
> driver won't work.
> Also, solving the build problems is also a relatively minor issue - it's 
> simply bit rot since none of the VirtualBox developers had time to look 
> into FreeBSD for more than a year now.

A clarification here: If you cannot help out getting the driver working,
please do not post build problems or patches for FreeBSD. Fixing the
build is easy and it's not what we need help with.

Kind Regards,

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