make WITH_VMIMAGES=yes release fails with permission denied.

Johan Hendriks joh.hendriks at
Fri Oct 6 17:56:24 UTC 2017

Op 05/10/2017 om 22:59 schreef Rick Miller:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 6:52 AM, Johan Hendriks <joh.hendriks at
> <mailto:joh.hendriks at>> wrote:
>     Hello all.
>     I thought it was time to test the make release to create my own .qcow2
>     and .raw files.
>     I am on a FreeBSD 11.1p1 machine.
>     But it does not work, it builds the ftp, bootonly and memstick images
>     fine, but the vm part does not.
>     I do the following.
>     cd /usr/src/
>     make -j4 buildworld && make -j4 buildkernel
>     cd /usr/src/release
>     make WITH_VMIMAGES=yes release
> You may consider using release/  Edit/create a config file
> from release/release.conf.samples and calling the script with this
> config.  Config knobs like WITH_VMIAMGES are located -- and can be
> modified -- in this config file. The script builds a clean environment
> in which the the media is generated.
> -- 
> Take care
> Rick Miller
I will look into that.
I also think i found the problem.
I had set exec = off on the zroot/usr/src zfs dataset. At least i know
setting that prevents the execution off files!
Sorry for the noice. And thank you both for your time.


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