[PC-BSD Testing] VBox and PCBSD 8.1

Josh Paetzel josh at tcbug.org
Tue Sep 28 05:34:22 PDT 2010


On Tuesday, September 28, 2010 01:02:44 am M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <201009280748.35992.jhugo at meraka.csir.co.za>
> 
>             Johann Hugo <jhugo at meraka.csir.co.za> writes:
> : According to the http://wiki.freebsd.org/VirtualBox page the bridging
> : modules should be loaded from some scrip after the kernel has booted.
> : 
> : At the moment I do a kldload vboxnetflt vboxnetadp manually, but I was
> : wondering if PCBSD could load them automatically if one installed the
> : virtualbox pbi.
> 
> I have VirtualBox on my FreeBSD (not PC-BSD boxes).  I have the
> following changes:
> 
> /etc/rc.conf:
> 
> vboxnet_enable=YES
> 
> /boot/loader.conf:
> 
> vboxdrv_load=YES
> 
> and I have a bridging virtual machine that pops up on my local
> network.  I have virtualbox-ose-3.1.8 and virtualbox-ose-kmod-3.1.8
> installed on this box.  I've not tried newer versions.  I'd try the
> above settings, and if that fails, see if you can snag an older
> version somehow.
> 
> I've not installed virtual box on any of my PC-BSD boxes, so I can't
> comment about that.
> 
> Warner

The PBI doesn't install any sort of startup script that can read the rc.conf 
entry.  Do your FreeBSD systems have one?

-- 
Thanks,

Josh Paetzel
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