FreeBSD on Virtualbox: No network access

Weihang Wang weihang at
Fri Dec 3 05:33:46 UTC 2010

Hi Martes,

I have tried the first two interfaces which are said to be supported by FreeBSD, they do not work. Surprisingly, now I choose the option "Intel PRO/1000 T Server" and in NAT mode, it works now!!!!
Thank you so much, you do me a great favor!! Hope this also works for Chris!


On Dec 2, 2010, at 11:55 PM, Martes G Wigglesworth wrote:

> On 12/02/2010 09:03 PM, Weihang Wang wrote:
>> Now the guest OS does not have network access. When using ifconfig, the virtual ethernet card le0 (when using PCI II) or pcn0 (when using PCnet FAST III) has no IP address.
> Have you attempted to select different available network interfaces?
> I have a similar issue when I first started using virtualbox, and it was due to not having the correct interface drop-down option from within the Settings tab on the VirtualBox Gui. (Where all the VMs are listed.)
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> Respectfully,
> Martes G Wigglesworth
> M. G. Wigglesworth Holdings, LLC
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