howto install virtualbox

henter2009 jeronimocalvop at
Wed Oct 14 12:08:49 UTC 2009

anyone can give some references of this?
 any kind how to explanation will be more than welcome :D

Manolis Kiagias-2 wrote:
> Mark Stapper wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm currently migrating my home desktop from Gentoo linux to FreeBSD
>> 8.0(Beta but it'll be "Stable" soon. Using RELENG_8 btw).
>> I'm kind of a OS collector/nut/geek/nerd. As such virtualization is
>> quite important to me.
>> I've been using VMware Server 2.x on Gentoo for quite some time and,
>> apart from the new console *barf*, it's been working for me so far.
>> So needless to say I was hoping for vmware support. Tough luck... Ow
>> well, the handbook spoke of virtualbox support. Only OSE, but still,
>> better than nothing.
>> After trying virtualbox on windows(at work) I decided to give it a go on
>> FreeBSD amd64...
>> Issuing make install in the virtualbox directory complained about me not
>> having any 32-bit libraries installed.
>> My questions are two fold:
>> 1. Which options do I have when it comes to vritualization on FreeBSD 8
>> amd64?
>> 2. How do I install virtualbox on amd64?
>> Thanks,
>> Mark
> I don't have a suitable amd64 system to test, but apparently virtualbox
> on amd64 requires this option to be built into the kernel:
> for latest info check the wiki page, as virtualbox is under heavy
> development:
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