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Date:      Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:56:52 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <>
To:        Carl Johnson <>
Subject:   Re: VBox network boot
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <87d38yc2is.fsf@oak.localnet>
References:  <> <> <87d38yc2is.fsf@oak.localnet>

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On Tue, 28 Feb 2012, Carl Johnson wrote:

> Warren Block <> writes:
>> 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.
> Please emphasize that the PCnet-PCI II card emulation is necessary.

Updated in the PXE article, thanks.

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