FreeBSD on VMware

Eric Melville emelville at
Tue Jun 27 17:26:23 UTC 2017

> If I configure FreeBSD as  Bridged: connected directly to the physical
> network, which is what I want, no IP gets assigned to the interface.
> Any idea why?

Wireless is great for laptops but generally wired ethernet works much better with VM environments. There are various hacks in certain hypervisors, but promiscuous mode on the wire simply works and on top of that modern cards have enhancements to further support virtualization.

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