FreeBSD 8.1 as a Virtualbox Guest OS
hyogeollee at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 17:26:31 UTC 2011
> I'm trying to setup a FreeBSD VM in Virtualbox. The host OS is Mac OS X
> 10.6.6. I'm already running Windows 7 64 bit with no problems. When you
> setup a new VM, you get a first time startup scenario that asks you to
> point to a file (iso usually) that contains the setup program for the OS.
> Then, when you boot the machine, setup begins.
> That's not working for me. I've tried both the disc iso and the dvd iso
> without success. I haven't tried it, but I assume that if I burned the iso
> and popped it in a box that I would get the setup menu and be able to
> install the OS.
> Is there some kind of trick required to get this working inside VB?
Did you try 8.1-i386 ?
I have failed to install 8.1-i386 under OSX VB. But 8.1-amd64 works fine for me.
More information about the freebsd-questions