Install OS from UDF for VBox

Paul Kraus paul at
Tue Jun 30 18:42:31 UTC 2015

On Jun 30, 2015, at 14:02, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at> wrote:

> Paul Kraus <paul at> writes:
>> An additional bit of info … if I put the DVD in the drive and use the
>> VBox passthrough driver I can install from the DVD. I do not have DVD
>> drives on all the host systems though.
> Have you tried md(4)?
> Something like "mdconfig -a -t vnode -f udf-image-file" should do it.

Yup, tried that. I found the forum thread that included this solution but it did not work. The VM did not find the boot block on the VMDK of the md of the ISO image.

Paul Kraus
paul at

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