Compile freebsd kernel on linux

Avinash Sonawane rootkea at
Fri May 8 09:50:24 UTC 2015

On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 1:25 PM, Pratik Singhal <ps06756 at> wrote:
> Hello all , I am contributing to a project to FreeBSD kernel as a part of
> Google summer of code 2015.
> Unfortunately, my graphics card is not supported by the FreeBSD kernel and
> therefore, I am unable to install FreeBSD on my system with basic Graphical
> User Interface.  (only console mode is working)
> I have to repeatedly compile FreeBSD current as a part of my my project. So
> far, I have been using Virtualbox for running FreeBSD and for transferring
> file b/w the Linux host and FreeBSD guest I used linuxdcpp application over
> LAN. This process is quite cumbersome and takes a lot of valuable time.
> I want to know is there any way in which I can compile freeBSD-current on
> my Linux machine ?
> Or is there any way in which I can share files b/w my Virtualbox guest and
> Linux host. (The guest additions don't work I have tried many times) ?
> Is there some other possible solution to my problem ?
> Regards,
> Pratik Singhal
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May be more suited for freebsd-hackers at ?

Avinash Sonawane (RootKea)
PICT, Pune

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