Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Tue, 08 Feb 2011 12:00:23 -0600
From:      Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists@tx.rr.com>
To:        Hyogeol Lee <hyogeollee@gmail.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD 8.1 as a Virtualbox Guest OS
Message-ID:  <E8624AD675DFE7F052F87FB7@utd71538.local>
In-Reply-To: <BFCD3441-BB30-4A1E-8A76-5D908FF3DD11@gmail.com>
References:  <BFCD3441-BB30-4A1E-8A76-5D908FF3DD11@gmail.com>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
--==========8379C5345CB76145CA0B==========
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii; format=flowed
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Content-Disposition: inline

--On February 9, 2011 2:01:46 AM +0900 Hyogeol Lee <hyogeollee@gmail.com> 
wrote:

>
>
> I'm trying to setup a FreeBSD VM in Virtualbox.  The host OS is Mac OS X
> 10.6.6.  I'm already running Windows 7 64 bit with no problems.  When you
> setup a new VM, you get a first time startup scenario that asks you to
> point to a file (iso usually) that contains the setup program for the OS.
> Then, when you boot the machine, setup begins.
>
> That's not working for me.  I've tried both the disc iso and the dvd iso
> without success.  I haven't tried it, but I assume that if I burned the
> iso
> and popped it in a box that I would get the setup menu and be able to
> install the OS.
>
> Is there some kind of trick required to get this working inside VB?
>
>
>
>
> Did you try 8.1-i386 ?
>
>
> I have failed to install 8.1-i386 under OSX VB. But 8.1-amd64 works fine
> for me.
>

I tried amd since it's a 64 bit machine.

I've attached a screenshot of the vm.  It's hung at this point and will not 
go any further.

-- 
Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
As if it wasn't already obvious, my opinions
are my own and not those of my employer.
*******************************************
"It is as useless to argue with those who have
renounced the use of reason as to administer
medication to the dead." Thomas Jefferson
"There are some ideas so wrong that only a very
intelligent person could believe in them." George Orwell

--==========8379C5345CB76145CA0B==========--




Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?E8624AD675DFE7F052F87FB7>