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Date:      Sat, 16 May 2020 17:57:01 -0300
From:      Mario Lobo <lobo@bsd.com.br>
To:        freeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: virtualbox-ose port fails (12.1)
Message-ID:  <CA+yoEx9V1fWohYC4of3WVgLbb31H=rrDfPLNtSpgxcMiTjM43A@mail.gmail.com>
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On Sat, May 16, 2020 at 3:55 PM Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukulies.org>
wrote:

> I need vboxvfs, which is in -additions.
>
>
> >
> > Am 16.05.2020 um 18:02 schrieb Mario Lobo <lobo@bsd.com.br>:
> >
> > =EF=BB=BFOn Sat, May 16, 2020 at 6:43 AM Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukul=
ies.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> But=E2=80=A6 virtualbox-ose-additions fails:
> >>
> >> Does it compile with you?
> >>
> >> =E2=80=94
> >> Christoph
> >> Here is a snippet from virtualbox-ose's Makefile:
> >>
> >>
> >> .if ${PORT_OPTIONS:MPYTHON}
> >> USES+=3D          python:2.7
> >> USE_PYTHON=3D     distutils noegginfo noflavors
> >> PYDISTUTILS_PKGNAME=3D    vboxapi
> >> PYDISTUTILS_PKGVERSION=3D 1.0
> >> .else
> >> USES+=3D          python:2.7,build
> >> .endif
> >>
> >> Virtualbox itself asks for it.
> >>
> >> As an experiment, I switched both lines for python:3.7 and compiled th=
e
> >> port.
> >>
> >> The port builds without errors and VirtualBox runs just fine.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Mario Lobo
> >> http://www.mallavoodoo.com.br <http://www.mallavoodoo.com.br/>;
> >> FreeBSD since version 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!]
> >>
> >> Why are you compiling vbox additions? You only need this when running
> > freebsd as guest a VM INSIDE VBox.
> >
> > You need to make install emulators/virtualbox-ose-kmod. They get
> installed
> > in /boot/modules.
>
> I did that, but as said, vboxvfs isn=E2=80=98t in kmod.
> I wrote that.
>
> > Then you add vboxdrv_load=3D"YES" to /boot/loader.conf and
> > vboxnet_enable=3D"YES" to /etc/rc.conf
> > and reboot.
> > --
> > Mario Lobo
> > http://www.mallavoodoo.com.br
> > FreeBSD since version 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio....
>
> =E2=80=94
> Christoph
>
>
>
vboxvfs.ko is used to mount virtualbox shared folders from the host, from
inside a freebsd guest vm.

I am just trying to understand what you need it for, other than using it
inside a guest.

--=20
Mario Lobo
http://www.mallavoodoo.com.br
FreeBSD since version 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!]



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