[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 8.0-RC as VirtualBox guest

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Feb 9 07:16:35 PST 2010


On 02/09/2010 10:00, Mike Bybee wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 7:16 AM, Kris Moore<kris at pcbsd.com>  wrote:
>
>> On 02/09/2010 08:17, Mike Bybee wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 12:51 AM, Yuri Momotiuk<yurkis at gmail.com>   wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2010/2/2 Mike Bybee<mbybee at dometrilogy.com>
>>>>
>>>> This question is unrelated to an actual *problem* as such, more
>> something I
>>>>> ran across and thought might be useful- not sure how many of us use
>> PC-BSD
>>>>> as a VirtualBox guest
>>>>>
>>>>> http://wiki.freebsd.org/VirtualBox
>>>>>
>>>>> This covers things like setting up the video and the shared clipboard.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Try to install port emulators/virtualbox-ose-additions-XXXX on guest
>>>> PC-BSD. I did not test it yet, but hope it will be useful.
>>>>
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>>> I have used it extensively, and the video drivers in particular are a
>> great
>>> improvement. They won't show up in the PC-BSD list, however, even if
>>> installed. Just run Xorg --configure, as the wiki notes.
>>>
>>> I think I asked a while back if we could get these drivers added to the
>> list
>>> with the VMware ones.
>>>
>>
>> Whats the driver name it installs? I can add it to the list of
>> selectable drivers easily here.
>>
>>
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>> Kris Moore
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> The driver appears to be vboxvideo. Here's the section from my xorg.conf
>
> Section "Device"
>          ### Available Driver options are:-
>          ### Values:<i>: integer,<f>: float,<bool>: "True"/"False",
>          ###<string>: "String",<freq>: "<f>  Hz/kHz/MHz"
>          ### [arg]: arg optional
>          Identifier  "Card0"
>          Driver      "vboxvideo"
>          VendorName  "InnoTek Systemberatung GmbH"
>          BoardName   "VirtualBox Graphics Adapter"
>          BusID       "PCI:0:2:0"
> EndSection
>

Added that driver to list in display wizard :)

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Kris Moore
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