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Select <guimenuitem>Other</guimenuitem> as the <guimenuitem>Operating System</guimenuitem> and either <guimenuitem>FreeBSD</guimenuitem> or <guimenuitem>FreeBSD 64-bit</guimenuitem>, as the <guimenu>Version</guimenu> when prompted:
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Choose the name of the virtual machine and the directory where it should be saved:
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Choose the size of the Virtual Hard Disk for the virtual machine:
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Choose the method to install the virtual machine, either from an <acronym>ISO</acronym> image or from a <acronym>CD</acronym>/<acronym>DVD</acronym>:
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Click <guimenuitem>Finish</guimenuitem> and the virtual machine will boot:
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Install FreeBSD as usual:
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Once the install is complete, the settings of the virtual machine can be modified, such as memory usage:
The System Hardware settings of the virtual machine cannot be modified while the virtual machine is running.
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The number of CPUs the virtual machine will have access to:
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The status of the <acronym>CD-ROM</acronym> device. Normally the <acronym>CD</acronym>/<acronym>DVD</acronym>/<acronym>ISO</acronym> is disconnected from the virtual machine when it is no longer needed.
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The last thing to change is how the virtual machine will connect to the network. To allow connections to the virtual machine from other machines besides the host, choose <guimenuitem>Connect directly to the physical network (Bridged)</guimenuitem>. Otherwise, <guimenuitem>Share the host's internet connection (NAT)</guimenuitem> is preferred so that the virtual machine can have access to the Internet, but the network cannot access the virtual machine.
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After modifying the settings, boot the newly installed FreeBSD virtual machine.
Configuring FreeBSD on <application>VMware Fusion</application>
After FreeBSD has been successfully installed on <trademark class="registered">Mac OS</trademark> X with <application>VMware Fusion</application>, there are a number of configuration steps that can be taken to optimize the system for virtualized operation.
The most important step is to reduce the <option>kern.hz</option> tunable to reduce the CPU utilization of FreeBSD under the <application>VMware Fusion</application> environment. This is accomplished by adding the following line to <filename>/boot/loader.conf</filename>:
Without this setting, an idle FreeBSD <application>VMware Fusion</application> guest will use roughly 15% of the CPU of a single processor <trademark class="registered">iMac</trademark>. After this change, the usage will be closer to 5%.
All of the FireWire, and USB device drivers can be removed from a custom kernel configuration file. <application>VMware Fusion</application> provides a virtual network adapter used by the <citerefentry><refentrytitle>em</refentrytitle><manvolnum>4</manvolnum></citerefentry> driver, so all network devices except for <citerefentry><refentrytitle>em</refentrytitle><manvolnum>4</manvolnum></citerefentry> can be removed from the kernel.
The most basic networking setup uses DHCP to connect the virtual machine to the same local area network as the host <trademark class="registered">Mac</trademark>. This can be accomplished by adding <literal>ifconfig_em0="DHCP"</literal> to <filename>/etc/rc.conf</filename>. More advanced networking setups are described in <xref linkend="advanced-networking"/>.
FreeBSD as a Guest on <trademark>VirtualBox</trademark>
FreeBSD works well as a guest in <application><trademark>VirtualBox</trademark></application>. The virtualization software is available for most common operating systems, including FreeBSD itself.
The <application><trademark>VirtualBox</trademark></application> guest additions provide support for:

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