VirtualBox looks for FreeBSD developer

Edwin Groothuis edwin at
Fri Mar 7 01:22:18 UTC 2008

On Sat, Mar 01, 2008 at 08:04:55AM +1100, Edwin Groothuis wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 09:48:45PM +0100, Olivier Cochard-Labbe wrote:
> > I can't compile VirtualBox with your patch (I'm using a FreeBSD 7.0Release).
> It works with 6.3, 7.0 has the ULE scheduler which doesn't have sched_lock.
> Rink@ has been trying to get it work on 7.0, but...
> "<rink> Mavvie: haven't gotten it to link yet :-/"
> It works on 6.3, until you try to start the VM:
> With VBOX_SUPLIB_FAKE=fake set you get:
>     VM creation failed (GVMM).  VBox status code: -37 (VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED).
> Without it (i.e. using the "kernel" module):
>     Failed to load VMMR0.r0.  VBox status code: -609 (VERR_SYMBOL_NOT_FOUND).
> And the documentation about the kernel module as described on
> are lacking a bit
> of essential information.

FYI: I've given up on it, despite the fact that it compiles and
runs on 6.3, I can't get around the problems with the kernel driver
and the lack of documentation.

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