Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Sun Aug 8 05:25:21 UTC 2010

On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 11:07 PM, Chip Camden <sterling at>wrote:

> Just to follow up, as part of my Bugathon participation I created a VM with
> 8.1-RELEASE as a guest for testing.  The i386 version is running like a
> champ.  I
> couldn't get the amd64 iso to boot under VirtualBox, though.  It just
> appeared to hang after loading most of the system -- sorry, I don't have
> a log.

I have a number of freebsd amd64 guests working fine, are you sure ostype is
set correctly?  You can get symptoms like yours if you're trying to boot
amd64 when the vbox cpu is set to 32.

Adam Vande More

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