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Date:      Fri, 1 May 2020 17:16:22 +0200
From:      Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukulies.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: /dev/vboxnetctl not existing
Message-ID:  <B943609D-6E7A-4FAC-936C-881E5B3A9B7A@kukulies.org>
In-Reply-To: <E62329C0-C5DC-4BC8-848B-29FCD10CC75A@kukulies.org>
References:  <E62329C0-C5DC-4BC8-848B-29FCD10CC75A@kukulies.org>

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Ah, sorry. The installation manual isn=E2=80=99t clear about this. You =
have to reboot the machine so that it sees vboxnet_enable.
After the reboot the device is there.

=E2=80=94
Christoph


> Am 01.05.2020 um 16:58 schrieb Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukulies.org>:
>=20
> I now skipped building VirtualBox  from the ports. Instead I installed =
the packages I was advised here.
>=20
> Following the installation instructions in the FreeBSD handbook =
chapter 21.6.1, it says one should do a
>=20
>=20
> chown root:vboxusers /dev/vboxnetctl
> chmod 0660 /dev/vboxnetctl
>=20
> /dev/vboxnetctl does not exist.
>=20
>=20
> =E2=80=94
> Christoph
>=20
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