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Date:      Tue, 28 Feb 2012 09:15:25 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: VBox network boot
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1202280910180.72698@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <4F4CD476.4020005@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
References:  <4F4CD476.4020005@herveybayaustralia.com.au>

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On Tue, 28 Feb 2012, Da Rock wrote:

> I'm starting to believe this dog won't hunt (in fact is dead, bloated, and 
> full of worms...); but has anyone got a solution for network booting in VBox 
> on FBSD host?

To PXE-boot a VM guest, set networking to to Bridged and use the 
PCnet-PCI II (Am79C970A) adapter type.  If the host is FreeBSD, the 
vboxnet kernel module has to be loaded.



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