[PC-BSD Testing] VBox and PCBSD 8.1

Josh Paetzel josh at tcbug.org
Tue Sep 28 07:10:31 PDT 2010


On Tuesday, September 28, 2010 06:49:25 am Josh Paetzel wrote:
> On Sep 28, 2010, at 1:03 AM, Andrei Kolu <antik at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> > 2010/9/28 Johann Hugo <jhugo at meraka.csir.co.za>:
> >> 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.
> > 
> > type into file:
> > 
> > /boot/loader.conf
> > 
> > vboxnetflt_load="YES"
> > vboxnetadp_load="YES"
> 
> That gives me the repeatable kernel panic while booting.
> 
> I can load the modules by hand after boot, but then the vm's that use
> bridging die. They go into "guru meditation mode" according to vbox.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Josh

Alright, I found a solution.  Virtualbox was only having an issue if the 
bridging modules were loaded after it was started.  I put the following into 
/etc/rc.local and the problem is resolved.

kldload vboxnetadp
kldload vboxnetflt


-- 
Thanks,

Josh Paetzel
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