Call for Testers: VirtualBox 4.0.4

Bernhard Fröhlich decke at bluelife.at
Sat Feb 19 07:45:51 UTC 2011


----- Ursprüngliche Mitteilung -----
> On 02/18/11 11:58, Sergey V. Dyatko wrote:
> > On Fri, 18 Feb 2011 15:21:52 +0100
> > Bernhard Froehlich<decke at FreeBSD.org>   wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi Testers.
> > > 
> > > A few of you have probably wondered what happened to our VirtualBox
> > > efforts for FreeBSD. Well it took a bit longer then expected and a
> > > few problems were found that needed to be resolved first but most of
> > > the things are looking fine now and almost all patches have been
> > > pushed upstream with 4.0.4 so here we are now.
> > > 
> > > We will continue to work on VirtualBox for FreeBSD and upstream is
> > > also very helpful to us but we could need a few more hands to better
> > > keep up with the work and especially improve and fix the Guest
> > > Additions. So if you want to help please contact us or have a look at
> > > our Todo list.
> > > 
> > > This result wouldn't have been possible without the continuous help
> > > of the VirtualBox Developers and a lot of people from the FreeBSD
> > > community! (names in alphabetical order and probably missed a few,
> > > sorry
> > > for that!)
> > > 
> > > - Alexander Eichner
> > > - Anonymous
> > > - Beat Gätzi
> > > - Bernhard Fröhlich
> > > - crsd
> > > - DomiX
> > > - Doug Barton
> > > - Grzegorz Blach
> > > - Hans Petter Selasky
> > > - Julian Stacey
> > > - Jung-uk Kim
> > > - Jürgen Lock
> > > - Klaus Espenlaub
> > > - Martin Wilke
> > > - Mattia Rossi
> > > - Michael Butler
> > > - Sean C. Farley
> > > - Steve Wills
> > > - tombsd
> > > - Vivek Khera
> > > - well-wisher
> > > - Wietse Venema
> > > - Yuri
> > > - many more from emulation@
> > > 
> > > Please when testing this ports backup all your virtual machines
> > > first. Also please build the port with DEBUG option enabled and send
> > > us the logfile when any VM crashes. Without them it's very hard to
> > > figure out what went wrong.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Highlights with 4.0:
> > > - USB support (by Hans Petter Selasky)
> > > - Asynchronous I/O
> > > - Guest additions got startscripts and a integration into the desktop
> > > environments
> > > - www/phpvirtualbox updated to 4.0-3
> > > 
> > > Changelog for 4.0:
> > > - http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog
> > > 
> > > Short configuration help:
> > > - http://wiki.freebsd.org/VirtualBox
> > > 
> > > Todo List:
> > > - http://wiki.freebsd.org/VirtualBox/ToDo
> > > 
> > > 
> > > http://home.bluelife.at/ports/virtualbox-cft-20110218.tar.gz
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Thanks and good luck,
> > > 
> 
> In my dmesg:
> 
> KLD vboxdrv.ko: depends on kernel - not available or version mismatch
> linker_load_file: Unsupported file type
> KLD vboxdrv.ko: depends on kernel - not available or version mismatch
> linker_load_file: Unsupported file type
> KLD vboxnetflt.ko: depends on vboxdrv - not available or version mismatch
> linker_load_file: Unsupported file type
> 
> beta# uname -a
> FreeBSD beta.maestro.njit.edu 9.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 9.0-CURRENT #1: Tue 
> Dec 14 18:24:33 EST 2010         
> tkellers at beta.maestro.njit.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/NOVNINE   amd64
> 
> Rebuilding world and kernel, now, just to be sure I'm following the 
> directions:   I csup /usr/src and /usr/ports hourly

yeah that's a bad idea. The kernel sources and the kernel need to be in sync when compiling the vbox kernel module.


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