[vbox-dev] SUCCESS: VirtualBox on FreeBSD

Bernhard Fröhlich decke at bluelife.at
Wed May 6 00:49:16 PDT 2009

On Wed, May 6, 2009 8:48 am, Gustau Pérez wrote:
> Bernhard Fröhlich wrote:
>> Thanks to Alexander Eichner all vbox developers, Gustau Perez and Ulf
>> Lilleengen - we got r19378 successfully build and started on FreeBSD
>> current and 7.2 with some additional patches!
>    Is it working in current ? Although it compiles and installs fine,
> when I try to start a virtual machine
> it starts and remains in grey. I'm only using a HD image, and iso
> cdrom of freebsd and 128Mb of memory.
>   The log seems quite fine, but I'm unable to make it work.

Yes, it did work on current but using the wizard crashed the host which is
probably a kernel problem.

>   In the other hand, if I close vbox and try to restart it again, it
> complains about the kernel module.
>         Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)
>         Component: Machine
>         Interface: IMachine {4d1df26d-d9c1-4c7e-b689-15e85ecf8ffc}

We have seen that too. Only happens on current.

>   If time permits I'll try with in stable.
>    Any hints ? Do you want the log ?

Both problems are reproducible so log is not needed but it would be
interesting what architecture you used.

Thanks for helping testing!

Bernhard Fröhlich

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