[PC-BSD Testing] Virtual Box on PC-BSD 8.0-BETA 64Bit

Brodey Dover doverosx at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 15:13:03 PST 2010


Anyone able to get QNX running?

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 4:15 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:

> On 01/12/2010 10:57, Mike Bybee wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 8:35 AM, Kris Moore<kris at pcbsd.com>  wrote:
> >
> >> On 01/12/2010 10:34, Mike Bybee wrote:
> >>> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 8:25 AM, Kris Moore<kris at pcbsd.com>   wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> On 01/12/2010 03:10, Johann Hugo wrote:
> >>>>> On Tuesday 12 January 2010, Alexander Yerenkow wrote:
> >>>>>> 12.01.2010 9:50, Johann Hugo пишет:
> >>>>>>> Hi
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I see that Virtual Box can only run as root on my PC. One of the
> >>>> problems
> >>>>>>> is that /root runs out of disk space when Virtual Box creates the
> >>>> virtual
> >>>>>>> disks there. Another problem is that I cannot do X forwarding over
> an
> >>>> ssh
> >>>>>>> connection.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I've added my normal user to vboxusers in the /etc/group file, but
> I
> >>>>>>> still cannot run it as a normal user.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Does anyone know how I can get Virtual Box to run under a normal
> user
> >>>> and
> >>>>>>> not as root ?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> you better move /root/.visrtbox to somewhere where's a lot of space,
> >> and
> >>>>>> make a link :)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'll do that. Is there a reason why PCBSD runs Virtual Box as root
> and
> >>>> not as
> >>>>> a normal user ?
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> The answer is that even when running VirtualBox as your regular user,
> >>>> it's still using root permissions, since the binary would be set mod
> >>>> 4511. I'll experiment with doing that again here, but when virtualbox
> >>>> first hit ports, it had issues with running in that mode in a
> >>>> non-standard directory, I.E. /usr/local
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>>
> >>>> Kris Moore
> >>>> PC-BSD Software
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> >>>
> >>>
> >>> It has similar behavior on all platforms - I think the easiest
> workaround
> >> is
> >>> to either browse for the path you want to create the disks in, or just
> >> link
> >>> it.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Heads up, just did some testing of the new VB port here, looks like I
> >> can modify our PBI to run now as a "regular" user, which lets it create
> >> the .VirtualBox folder in your homedir :)
> >>
> >> I'll be adding this to the PBI shortly.
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> Kris Moore
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> >
> > Is this VirtualBox 3.12?
> >
> >
> >
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>
> No, its still the latest in ports, 3.0.51. When 3.1.2 hits ports, we'll
> get a new PBI of it as wel :)
>
>
> --
>
> Kris Moore
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