VirtualBox bridged networking stopped working after upgrading host to 11.1 RELEASE

CeDeROM cederom at
Sat Aug 5 11:26:41 UTC 2017

On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 12:10 PM, Mike Clarke
<jmc-freebsd2 at> wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Aug 2017 12:56:42 +0100
> Mike Clarke <jmc-freebsd2 at> wrote:
>> It looks like the problem is related to virtualbox-ose-kmod installed
>> from the FreeBSD package repository not being compatible with 11.1.
>> I'm running virtualbox-ose-5.1.26 and virtualbox-ose-kmod-5.1.26 on
>> 11.1-RELEASE. Rebuilding virtualbox-ose-kmod from ports and keeping
>> virtualbox-ose from packages fixed the problem.
> On further thoughts I suppose there's no way of avoiding this.
> virtualbox-ose-kmod requires kernel source files in /usr/src in order
> to build so we can't assume that virtualbox-ose-kmod from the package
> repository will be compatible with any release version above x.0

Packages are not built against a RELEASE? 11.1 is a RELEASE so it
should get packages than 11.0? If not, pkg should clearly get such
mechanism, at least for some specific cases..


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