[Call For Testing] VirtualBox for FreeBSD!

Sergey V. Dyatko sergey.dyatko at gmail.com
Thu May 14 22:03:25 UTC 2009

On Thu, 14 May 2009 21:12:37 +0200
Martin Wilke <miwi at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

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MW> Howdy Guys,
MW> After the announcement from Alexander Eichner about
MW> Virtualbox on FreeBSD, we started the work on a port
MW> for FreeBSD. Now we think that we solved the most
MW> problems and are ready for the first Call for Testing.
MW> Some notes before you can test the port:
MW> Make sure you are using RELENG_7 or higher. You have
MW> to use a fresh portstree with uptodate ports!! Please
MW> read carefully the pkg-messages.
MW> Some known issues / Troubleshooting:
MW> Sometimes the kernel on HEAD coredumps when loading
MW> or unloading the kernel module. A small workaround
MW> to prevent the crash is to not start X, mount proc,
MW> then load the kernel module and start X from the
MW> console. That helped me and some testers, maybe you
MW> too. :P AMD64 should be work in general, it builds
MW> and start. But not right tested at the moment. We
MW> want here also some feedback.

I can't start a virtual machine (current from May, 9). 
screenshot: http://msk.bsd.by/vbox.png
After kldunload vboxdrv I got kernel panic:(
MW> Some Thanks:
MW> First of all we'd like to say many thanks to _ALL_
MW> vbox developers. Next people are Bernhard Froehlich
MW> (aka decke), Beat Gaetzi (beat@), Dennis Herrmann
MW> (dhn@), Pietro Cerutti (gahr@), myself (*gg*),
MW> and _ALL_ who helped and provided feedback.

I would like to join thanks, thank you for good job

MW> Happy Testing :-)
MW> Download:
MW>  http://people.freebsd.org/~miwi/vbox/vboxport.tgz
MW> Wiki Page:
MW>  http://wiki.freebsd.org/VirtualBox
MW>  - Martin 

wbr,  tiger

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