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Date:      Tue, 25 Jan 2011 10:28:26 +0000
From:      Arthur Chance <freebsd@qeng-ho.org>
To:        Volodymyr Kostyrko <c.kworr@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD-Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Virtualbox - no /dev/acd0 in VM even if it's booting from CD [SOLVED]
Message-ID:  <4D3EA5CA.7060704@qeng-ho.org>
In-Reply-To: <4D3DF2A1.8030403@gmail.com>
References:  <4D3D7D0D.6090700@qeng-ho.org> <4D3DF2A1.8030403@gmail.com>

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On 01/24/11 21:44, Volodymyr Kostyrko wrote:
> 24.01.2011 15:22, Arthur Chance 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?
[snip]
>
> VBoxManage showvminfo machine | grep Storage
>
> Most likely you are using ICH6 based IE controller. Try switching to PIIX4.

That's fixed it. Many thanks.



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