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Re: How to test and debug Dragonfly BSD?

From: Sdävtaker <sdavtaker@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 18:12:52 -0300

last time i checked was like 1, maybe 2 months ago, i will try again
with 2.8 to see what happens.

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 17:33, John Marino <dragonflybsd@marino.st> wrote:
> Hi Sdävtaker,
> Apparently your experience differs from mine.  I've been running Dragonfly
> i386 and Dragonfly x86_64 within Virtualbox for a year now, and it works
> great.  I've had no issues whatsoever, and that's on host machines of both
> windows and Solaris.  We've even found and fixed a couple of bugs in Dfly
> due to running it inside vbox.
> I think your vbox information might be a bit obsolete, or maybe there is
> something wrong with your instance of it.
> It requires no tricks.  I recommend that one picks FreeBSD or 64-bit FreeBSD
> as the OS when they create the machine.
> Regards,
> John
> On 11/8/2010 9:25 PM, Sdävtaker wrote:
>> DragonflyBSD got Virtual Kernels, those are a tool to run kernels over
>> kernel and debug them.
>> In the documentation site:
>> http://www.dragonflybsd.org/docs/documentation/
>> there is a section for developer where you can read about codeing
>> standards, tools, repository handling, most what you need is there :-)
>> VBox doesnt run in DFBSD as far as i know and it had some tricks to
>> make DFBSD work in a VBox too, there is a reported bug to oracle that
>> never  was fixed and give troubles time to time (if you use it with
>> no-acpi, probably the only issue you will have is a necesity for
>> reboot after turn on, it works for me that way, no idea why, turn on,
>> it halts, soft reset, it works....some kind of Vudu for sure).
>> Also, check the irc, most the developers are there most the time :-)
>> Enjoy the project, there is a lot of fascinating things going on
>> Damian
>> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 17:07,<Marcin Ropa>  <marcinropa@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> A few weeks ago I decided to spend my free time working on dfbsd and i
>>> started digging in code. I have experience as developer but there
>>> everything is new for me and probably I will have to spend many time
>>> before i will be helpful for the project. :)
>>> I have my first question.: How do you organize your work on DragonFly
>>> BSD? I am not going to ask you about your editor but how do you run,
>>> test and debug your code. Do you use VirtualBox, qemu or seperate
>>> machine? Does VirtualBox run on dfbsd or you run VirtualBox on another
>>> system, e.g.: FreeBSD and this is your development platform?
>>> I know you are busy, but if you find time please give me some hints
>>> how to organize work on operating system.
>>> thanks a lot and
>>> Greeting
>>> Marcin


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