FreeBSD 8.1 as a Virtualbox Guest OS
alfredoj69 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 18:54:33 UTC 2011
Sorry for my question
But if I am reading correclty, you can run Freebsd as host,
install virtuabox and then run Mac OS X as guest?
On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 05:37:13PM -0600, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On February 8, 2011 8:41:14 PM +0000 Matthew Seaman
> <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
> > On 08/02/2011 15:33, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> >> 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.
> > Works for me on much the same kit. As I recall, you need to play with
> > the CPU etc. settings a bit to find some combination that will boot.
> > Let's see...
> > OS Type FreeBSD (64 bit)
> > As much RAM as you want
> > One CPU
> > Enable PAE/NX
> > VT-x/AMD-V Enabled
> > Nested Paging Enabled
> > Enable IO APIC
> That was the critical piece. Once I did that the old familiar setup
> routine came up. I'm installing now. Thanks for everyone's help.
> Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
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