1. lfm

    vbox Kernel panic when resuming from suspend mode

    Dear all: When running VirtualBox (virtualbox-ose-6.1.36) and trying to resume from suspend mode, I get a kernel panic / general protection fault. At that point I have to restart the laptop (see attachment). So far, I can reproduce the kernel fatal trap any time I go into suspend mode. FreeBSD...
  2. StreetDancer

    Solved FreeBSD 13.1-RELEASE - Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.36 - Error "VERR_ACCESS_DENIED"

    Good Winter everyone! I have a fresh FreeBSD 13.1-RELEASE installation with LXDE and I have installed Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.36 and I am experiencing the following error regardless of my User being added to the following groups "wheel,vboxusers". I originally installed using: # pkg install...
  3. Aroflote

    Solved How do I get from a .vhd download to an accepted ISO image file?

    Hello, My goal is to set up a FreeBSD (64-bit) VM on VirtualBox. I have downloaded the suggested FreeBSD release from, resulting in a .vhd file. When creating a new VM, I am asked to provide an ISO Image. I cannot choose the .vhd file directly, so I imagine...
  4. BobSlacker

    general/other I just can't use any VM

    So I just need virtualization working with a graphical setup and network. I tried: FreeBSD host with VBox FreeBSD host with Bhyve VM-Bhyve Long history short: with VBox the vm's don't even boot, just a black screen. And with bhyve (any setup), everything works fine beside network. I'm using a...
  5. P

    vbox Virtualbox shared folder leave lock on all accessed files

    Hi - I'm using FreeBSD 13.1 in VB 6.1.30. The guest is Win11 and I'm using shared folders. As a host, FreeBSD has access and I can create files (it's mounted rw obviously) but every file created is locked and cannot be removed, (text file busy) by the guest or the host. The guest needs to be...
  6. K

    virtualbox-ose 6.1.36 can't open URLs or User Manual

    Hi, I'm running FreeBSD 13.1, and have virtualbox-ose 6.1.36 installed from the pkg. The problem is that the VM manager (not the guest!) cannot open any URLs. E.g. if I select Help -> VirtualBox Web Site, I get the message Failed to open Make sure your desktop...
  7. D

    vbox Host only interface IP configuration, access denied

    Hi everybody, I'm encountering trouble of denied access : $ /usr/local/bin/VBoxManage hostonlyif ipconfig vboxnet0 --ip --netmask VBoxManage: error: Code E_ACCESSDENIED (0x80070005) - Access denied (extended info not available) VBoxManage: error: Context...
  8. H

    vbox How to log in virtual BSD

    Sorry for this naïve question. I am trying to boot a FreeBSD virtual machine by means of VirtualBox under Liinux Devuan (Debian without system D). I downloaded a FreeBSD dvd ISO and constructed a virtual machine for it. When I start the machine as muti-user FreeBSD boots. It finishes with a...
  9. kr0m

    Solved VirtualBox black screen

    I am trying to install a Linux VM for testing under VirtualBox, I configure the VM indicating Linux OS and loading ISO install cd in cdrom virtual unit. The VM starts but the screen remains black forever, it doesn't appear any BIOS or cdrom boot menu. I have changed some parameters like VGA card...
  10. M

    Solved FreeBSD 13.0 boot stuck in "UEFI Interactive Shell" when EFI is enabled in VirtualBox

    In a fresh install of FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64-disc1.iso in VirtualBox 6.1.32 (Ubuntu 20.04.4 host), I wanted to increase the console dimensions and console font size, so I followed the instructions here: How to increase vt console size in VirtualBox image. (Note: that post uses the FreeBSD...
  11. blind0ne

    vbox Installing virtualbox from packages.

    Hi, here is my error on startup any vm with virtualbox. here is my rc.conf: vboxdrv_load="YES" vboxguest_enable="YES" vboxservice_enable="YES" vboxservice_enable="YES" vboxnet_enable="YES" vboxguest_enable="YES"
  12. grahamperrin@

    vbox VirtualBox: FreeBSD guest with UFS: disk I/O ceasing with PIIX4, PIIX3 and other virtual controllers

    Below, why are there log entries for PIIX3 when the controller is set to PIIX4? I have been trying (amongst other things) to boot this 12.⋯ guest temporarily in safe mode. Neither of the commands below seem to be effective – note the multiple CPUs, above, in htop: nextboot -o...
  13. heraldo

    Solved Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-6.1.28-147628.vbox-extpack install error

    Hello everybody... When I try to install Extension Pack VirtualBox: or I...
  14. grahamperrin@

    Solved Update package descriptions and messages for some VirtualBox ports Cross-post:
  15. 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...
  16. grahamperrin@

    vbox ATA status error after enlarging a disk – gpart recover fails

    emulators/virtualbox-ose 6.1.26 Following enlargement of the disk, a boot in single user mode: Context: – first, I enlarged the disk without using the disclosure triangle. This did not have the required effect, so I enlarged the differencing .vdi
  17. I

    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! :-)
  18. B

    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...
  19. G

    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...
  20. 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...