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Date:      Mon, 24 Jan 2011 09:19:29 -0500
From:      Chris Brennan <xaero@xaerolimit.net>
To:        Arthur Chance <freebsd@qeng-ho.org>
Cc:        FreeBSD-Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Virtualbox - no /dev/acd0 in VM even if it's booting from CD
Message-ID:  <AANLkTikK2wj1e_W7HC8jOVBBE=h8R+8o7Dn0zShy2Q40@mail.gmail.com>
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On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 8:22 AM, Arthur Chance <freebsd@qeng-ho.org> wrote:

> I just upgraded to virtualbox-ose-3.2.12 (ditto the vbox kmod port), and
> then tried to install a new VM. It booted from the CD fine but sysinstall
> reported that it couldn't find a CD drive to install from. Booting another
> VM that already existed showed the same problem - /dev/ad0 exists but
> /dev/acd0 doesn't and there's no sign of it during the device detection part
> of the boot.
>
> Anyone else seeing this problem?
>
> Details:
>
> The host machine is amd64, running 8.1-RELEASE-p2 GENERIC.
>
> The new VM is booting FreeBSD-8.1-RELEASE-i386-disc1.iso
>
> The old VM is running i386 8.1-RELEASE-p1 GENERIC, and can't see /dev/acd0
> regardless of whether or not an ISO is attached to it.
>
>
Did you try editing your VBox config for your VM? Make sure the CD-ROM is
attached to the VM?



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