1. grahamperrin

    Solved Update package descriptions and messages for some VirtualBox ports Cross-post:
  2. del

    Solved Building a networking lab with FreeBSD 13 in VirtualBox; virtual LAN unable to ping

    I'm trying to build a multi-router setup in VirtualBox using FreeBSD machines as the routers. I have two VMs, router-1 and router-2, which are on the same subnet and are able to ping one another. router-1 has a bridge interface with the host machine and is able to ping the wider internet. It...
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    bhyve Using bhyve and VirtualBox together - does it work?

    Can a FreeBSD host run both bhyve vms and VirtualBox vms at the same time? ... would really appreciate a reply from someone before I spent time trying to find out. Thanks! :-)
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    UFS GPT corrupt on guest drive after resize inside Virtualbox

    These are the steps taken to reproduce the error (host is Windows 10): Open Oracle Virtualbox and create a new virtual machine, FreeBSD 64 bits. Choose to add virtual drive later. Download prebuilt image disk "FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64.vhd". Attach the disk to the virtual machine. Start the...
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    vbox On installing VBox...

    Excuse me if this is a noobish question, but this is the first time I'm using FreeBSD after purchasing a QOTOM and installing pfSense on it. Context: The QOTOM PC I bought for my home office has shiny specs, and I intended to use the spare power to use it as my Kubernetes master (but without...
  6. grahamperrin

    FreeBSD-provided disk images: problems with UFS, fsck_ufs (fsck_ffs(8)); partition sizes …

    Why not ZFS by default? Images are compressed before distribution. I assume that compression is very effective for: non-used space (free, never used) in file systems non-used swap space. Why is there so little free space in the file system for the base OS? Why is so little of the disk given...
  7. grahamperrin

    (254458) FreeBSD with VirtualBox on FreeBSD: saved states of running machines are unusable offers some detail. Bugged guests include the FreeBSD-provided virtual disk for FreeBSD 13.0-RC5. For me, the bug seems to be consistently reproducible with a FreeBSD 14.0-CURRENT host. Please, can anyone tell whether the bug is...
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    vbox FreeBSD 12 and bridged mode virtualbox

    Hello, I've been using FreeBSD and VirtualBox for many years to run Windows guest in a safe environment. The guest systems run normally in the bridged mode, until including FreeBSD 11.4 I had no problems to do this. But with starting with FreeBSD 12, the VMs are running perfectly in NAT mode...
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    vbox Freebsd Virtualbox Host and Jails

    I'm running Virtualbox 5.2.44_3 on FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE and everything is working fine until I create a jail and use vnets for the networking on the jails. I'm using iocage for jail management. I've followed the handbook for setting up a bridged interface for jails and my bridge interface...
  10. Edgar9090

    vbox VirtualBox Detects No Sound On Guest Systems

    Hi there, so here's an issue I have with VirtualBox on FreeBSD, and I don't hear any sound playing on the guest systems at all. I need some suggestions to solve this issue.
  11. fel1x

    Solved Porting new Virtual Machine Guest Tools(VMWare Workstation 16 and VirtualBox 6.1

    I don't have any new computer for FreeBSD. So I use virtual machine on Windows 10. The problem is that the latest virtualbox-ose-additions is for Virtualbox 5.x and guest additions for vmware is discontinued, so vmware says that I should use open vm tools. However, it only supports Freebsd 11...
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    rm: file: Text file busy // Freebsd 12.1-RELEASE-p10 Virtualbox Guest cannot delete files in shared folder

    I'm running a Freebsd 12.1 in virtualbox on a win10 host. Guest additions, kmod installed. Followed the handbook; Mounted a shared folder. Files pre-existing in that folder can be deleted. New files can be created...
  13. decuser

    Video tutorial for installing base system of FreeBSD 12.1 in VirtualBox

    I just created a video tutorial for doing a base install of FreeBSD 12.1 in VirtualBox as part of a set of tutorials for my students taking systems programming. Here's the link for the curious, and or the critics: Installing a basic FreeBSD 12.1 system in VritualBox. Warning, it's 53 minutes...
  14. decuser

    Lumina and VirtualBox

    I am playing around with VMs and installed 12.1 in VirtualBox 6.1.12 on MacOS 10.14.6 (Mojave). I installed FreeBSD (surely there's a shorthand for this - maybe fbsd?) 12.1 and fired it up with EFI checked (EFI video console is more reasonable). I did a base install and booted into FreeBSD. I...
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    Solved virtualbox-ose extremely slow performance

    FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p7 With virtualbox-ose installed as a package (pkg install virtualbox-ose), I am getting terrible performance from the guest operating system and inability to use the system with specific settings. The premise is that the guest operating system is a 64-bit Linux (Fedora 32)...
  16. alex_noxx

    I can't access the internet inside the jail on freenas

    Hi. I am trying to configure a jail in freenas inside virtualbox. The problem I am having is that I cannot access the internet inside my jail. My jail is configured without NAT. Only with VNET without DHCP. My jail's network settings are: root@reverse-proxy:~ # ifconfig lo0...
  17. dinsdale

    virtualbox-ose-additions For Virtualbox 6.1

    Hi, I can't seem to find VBox guest extensions for 6.1 for running a FreeBSD VM? I started with pkg, then checked freshports and finally pulled in the ports tree via svn. Nada. The latest is 5.2? Thanks, Dinsdale
  18. ashmodei

    Virtualbox-ose-5.2.34_4 build fails

    Hello everyone! I run into an issue with building virtualbox port. It seems like something wrong with VboxDbgConsole and(or) QT, but DEBUG option is off. I can't figure out how to solve the issue and googling didn't help. I've attached the log chunk where errors appear. System: FreeBSD 12.1...
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    Xfce Full screen not working in XFCE on a FreeBSD guest OS on VirtualBox

    I am running FreeBSD as a guest OS in VirtualBox on a Windows 10 host. I installed the XFCE desktop environment, but unfortunately I cannot put it on full screen mode, its highest resolution that I can set is 1024x768. So based on this article I installed the VirtualBox Guest Additions on the...
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    xterm-256color not set on zsh shell

    I have installed FreeBSD 12.1 as a VM in virtualbox which uses VMSVGA video driver. I have configured the `/usr/ports/x11-drivers/xf86-video-vmware` and uses `vt`. I have specified `Depth 24` as color depth in the xorg.conf settings. I use a Dell XPS 15 9570. kern.vty=vt...