VirtualBox doesn't start

Frank Wißmann frank.wissmann41 at
Sun Jan 31 18:30:27 UTC 2010

Hi, Glen1

Glen Barber schrieb:
> Frank Wi?mann wrote: 
>>> Is your user in the "vboxusers" group?
>> OK, now he is. But either as "root" or as normal user I get the same 
>> result as in the message in the last mail described.
> Ok, three questions:
>   1.) Did you log out after adding yourself to the group?  If not, open a
>   new terminal emulator and run the command again.

I did it in the meantime, but the result is the same.

>   2.) What version of VirtualBox is this?  virtualbox-ose-3.1.2 and above
>   do not require procfs(5); lesser versions do.

It is virtualbox-3.0.51.r22902_3.

>   3.) Are your kernel / userland in sync?

Yes. "uname -a" says: FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE 
FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE #0: Sat Jan  2 21:13:02 CET 2010 
frank at  amd64

Greetings Frank

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