VBox network boot
carlj at peak.org
Wed Feb 29 18:28:30 UTC 2012
Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> writes:
> On Tue, 28 Feb 2012, Carl Johnson wrote:
>> Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> 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.
Thank you, that makes it perfectly clear. I had initially ignored that
suggestion, thinking that it wasn't important!
Carl Johnson carlj at peak.org
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