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VirtualBox for eCS (OS/2)

VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). See About VirtualBox for an introduction.

Sponsoring

We do have some money in the queue but it's not enough yet. If you would like to contribute to this port, you are welcome to buy a sponsoring unit for that at Mensys. 100% of that money will be transferred to netlabs.org.

The Mensys sponsor link is: [www.mensys.com/shop/VirtualBoxPorting]

Current Status

We are in a very early development stage. The driver already works and a DOS Guest can be booted. See the screenshot below.

Latest Version

The latest version is none released on ???.

Version none is available for downloading in the following packages and formats:

VirtualBox Version ???ftp siteVirtualBox Version ??? based on x.y.z

Alternatively, if you want to play with the latest development version, you can check it out directly from the SVN repository. In order to do so you need to download and install the subversion client for eCS (OS/2). Use the following command to check out the full source tree to a <local_directory>:

svn checkout http://svn.netlabs.org/repos/vbox/trunk <local_directory>

The required tools and build instructions are described in the readme file.

Reporting Bugs

Reporting bugs and requesting new features is done through the ticket system. You can view existing tickets, add comments to them and create new tickets using the corresponding buttons at the top of every page. If you want to submit a new bug or request a feature, please use the Search function first to make sure there is no ticket for this task already created.

Anonymous access to the ticket system has been restricted due to multiple attacks of stupid spammers we've been suffering from lately. In order to create a new ticket or comment the existing one, you need to login with your Netlabs login id. If you do not have a login id, you can request one at http://www.netlabs.org/en/site/member/member.xml. We are sorry for inconvenience, but at the present time this is the only way to avoid extremely annoying spam.

Mailing Lists

Project discussion is done through mailing list conversations. Currently, the following mailing lists are available:

  • none right now

Credits

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  • Silvan Scherrer (management)
  • netlabs.org (hosting & support)
  • VirtualBox.org

We also want to thank all individuals and organizations who made donations to this project and helped to make it happen.

Screenshots

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VBox with DOS Guest

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