Fwd: Freebsd 12.1 Virtualbox disks
kappei84 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 23 14:01:36 UTC 2019
I fail at understanding why there is no info about this on the website. I
think that if one downloads a VB image it is because he wants to fire up a
system without doing anything and tinkering with truncate does not seem to
be right IMHO.
Il giorno sab 23 nov 2019 alle ore 14:43 William Dudley <wfdudley at gmail.com>
> It would be lovely if there was a link to instructions on how to resize the
> I ran into this problem using the 12.1 image with VirtualBox and eventually
> figured a work around, but I couldn't figure out how to resize the image.
> (Turns out, you can't do it from the GUI in VirtualBox 5).
> OR, why not just make the image 6GB instead of 4GB, and then it would not
> be out of disk
> space when you boot it up.
> Bill Dudley
> This email is free of malware because I run Linux.
> On Sat, Nov 23, 2019 at 4:50 AM Herbert J. Skuhra <herbert at gojira.at>
> > On Sat, 23 Nov 2019 09:17:44 +0100, Daniele Mazzotti wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi there,
> > >
> > > I have noticed a strange thing happening with the vhd and vdmk images
> > > Freebsd 12.1 linked on the official website (
> > >
> > ).
> > > The File System seems to be full right after a fresh install/config and
> > it
> > > is not possible to do anything wise with those images. Is it just me
> > being
> > > stupid/I cannot setup a Virtualbox VM or has this also happened to some
> > of
> > > you?
> > >
> > > A while ago I did the same with some Virtualbox images for version
> > > but I cannot recall having any such problem with them.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance for the support.
> > https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/svn-src-all/2019-May/179969.html
> > You have to resize the image file yourself!
> > --
> > Herbert
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