[PC-BSD Testing] VBox and PCBSD 8.1

Johann Hugo jhugo at meraka.csir.co.za
Tue Sep 28 07:37:13 PDT 2010


That's great, guess it should be part of the virtualbox pbi in future.

Johann

On Tuesday, September 28, 2010 04:10:31 pm Josh Paetzel wrote:
> 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


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