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cytan

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #45 on: 2008.01.14, 17:24:38 »
Hi guys,
   To those of you brave enough to try out Paul's latest build, how does it work? Is networking ok?

 I'm curious about your experiences before I take the plunge. I'll probably be loading in FreeBSD or Redhat. I really don't want to spend any $$$ on a copy of WinXP to test this.

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #46 on: 2008.01.15, 00:09:50 »
  The latest is working great here - both Win2000 and Fedora 8. Pointer integration and shared folders works with both. I am using the VirtualBox.exe GUI and everything seems to work except I cannot save a snapshot - no big loss. There is still no TCP networking, CD-ROM (except mounted file), floppy (except mounted file), com port or sound in a VM though. Using VBoxBFE.exe I still have to 'triple-click' on icons to open them, and fonts are often chopped-off at the top - these don't happen using VirtualBox.exe.

  I have started messing around with OpenVPN, and got it to connect through a tunnel from the guest to the host, but I haven't been able to get my head around all the routing that needs to be done to make it usable for internet browsing on the guest yet. Even following instructions on the OpenVPN website hasn't got me anywhere...

  Anyone else try to set up OpenVPN in a guest yet?...

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #47 on: 2008.01.15, 10:19:14 »
Just a reminder about iso:s. Tonigy presents data CD:s as iso-files directly. I guess that would work , so you don't have to make them.
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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #48 on: 2011.03.23, 05:43:19 »
The bounty prize for the VirtualBox port has raised to $302.
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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #49 on: 2012.01.01, 09:32:49 »
I'm wondering if for bigger bounty projects like virtualbox, if maybe the bounty should be released partially with milestones.
For example, Paul Smedley did a good amount of work initially getting it started. Maybe he should have received a % of the bounty so he gets something for starting he project.

Just seems like it would encourage more work since people don't have to do everything to get something back.


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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #50 on: 2012.01.02, 10:47:10 »
I'm wondering if for bigger bounty projects like virtualbox, if maybe the bounty should be released partially with milestones.
For example, Paul Smedley did a good amount of work initially getting it started. Maybe he should have received a % of the bounty so he gets something for starting he project.

Just seems like it would encourage more work since people don't have to do everything to get something back.

FWIW I did very little actual work on virtualbox other than to compile it.  The OS/2 specifics were (at the time) available in svn.