Subject: Re: who's running VMware ESX/GSX server on NetBSD ?
To: None <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/08/2006 11:13:31
Joel CARNAT said:

>Anybody has a howto for that ?
>I already a few NetBSD 3.0 running inside ESX 2.5.3 but this is NetBSD
>over Linux. Would be nice to nice Linux/Windows/Solaris over NetBSD :)

Vmware ESX contains a stripped down Linux distribution, with their own
modified 2.4.x kernel. It would be impossible to use NetBSD without
Vmware sources.

Vmware GSX does need an OS to run on top of, and NetBSD might be able
to do it.
Rick Kelly