[PC-BSD Testing] Happy with 7.1.1 Upgrade Function

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Jul 10 12:31:54 PDT 2009


Ian,

Great to hear it went well! For virtualbox, you simply need to add vboxdrv_load="YES" to /boot/loader.conf and
reboot for this to be fixed :)

Or you can re-install the PBI, it'll do it for you.

--
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

On Fri, 10 Jul 2009, Ian Robinson wrote:

> Upgrade over 7.1 to 7.1.1 -- HP wx8200 workstations, dual Xeon 3.4 GHz, multi-scsi, multi-ide, Nvidia Quadro FX3400.
> 
> I am pleased to say I have upgraded a pair of 7.1 computers to 7.1.1 using the "upgrade" function.  What was exciting about it was that
> each had some customization of several configuration files in /etc and a significant amount of PBI's installed and they were all
> recognized after the transition with two small exceptions -- a missing FireFox icon on the desktop and a Virtualbox virtual machine
> failure.
> 
> 
> A.  Firefox Icon
> 
> The pre-upgrade desktop had a Firefox icon.  After upgrade it did not.  I dragged the icon from the menus to the desktop, but it did not
> show up.  The solution to get the icon to appear requires that you right click inside the "Desktop Folder" and hit "refresh view".
> 
> B.  Virtual Box
> 
> Following the upgrade, it was clear that Virtualbox "remembered" the name and settings and location of the virtual hard drive.  However,
> when attempting to start the virtual machine, I was unable to get it to start, and I  received two error messages:
> 
> 
> 1.  VirtualBox -- Error in suplib0sInit
> 
> Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)
> Make sure the kernel module has been loaded successfully.
> 
> 
> 
> 2.  VirtualBox - Error
> 
> Failed to open a session for the virtual machine WinXP3.  Virtual machine 'WinXP3' has terminated unexpectedly during startup.
> 
> Details:
> Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)
> Component:  Machine
> Interface:  IMachine {4d1df26d-d9c1-4c7e-b689-15e85ecf8ffc}
> 
> 
> Overall, I'm very pleased and the performance is better than 7.1.
> 
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio
> 
> !DSPAM:1,4a579362825691239012791!
>


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