FreeBSD 10: no interfaces

Paul Beard paulbeard at
Mon Oct 12 22:54:57 UTC 2015

> On Oct 12, 2015, at 3:42 AM, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:
> Network interfaces will only appear if the VM support has been
> installed _and_ the VM environment has defined virtual network
> interfaces (compatible with mentioned support). However, a
> loopback device should allear withouth any configuration.

I rebooted into 8.4 and the interfaces appear with the same configuration in VirtualBox so I’m at a loss. 

em0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
	ether 08:00:27:34:8b:65
	inet netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast
	media: Ethernet autoselect (1000baseT <full-duplex>)
	status: active
lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 16384
	inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4 
	inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128 
	inet netmask 0xff000000 
pfsync0: flags=0<> metric 0 mtu 1460
	syncpeer: maxupd: 128
pflog0: flags=0<> metric 0 mtu 33200

None of these appear in 10.2. I tried NAT (vs bridged) and still nothing. I am rebuilding/reinstalling the vbox additions in 8.4 and will try to boot into 10 to see if that helps. 

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