Polytropon wrote: > On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 17:17:25 -0500, Jesse Sheidlower <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: >> I'm running FreeBSD 7.1-BETA2 in a virtual machine in >> VirtualBox, running on a Linux (Debian) host. >> [...] >> I tried to set this up on the FreeBSD side, but I am unable to >> even create the vbox0 interface: >> >> --- >> # ifconfig vbox0 create >> ifconfig: SIOCIFCREATE2: Invalid argument >> --- >> > > I'm not sure, but I think what you're searching for would be to > have VB "create" a NIC substitute for the FreeBSD guest OS. When > you said, you could reach network from out of the FreeBSD VB, > a virtual network adapter. Which interface did you use from > within FreeBSD? > > As far as I know, there's no vbox (pseudo)interface driver in > FreeBSD, that's why the ifconfig create command returned an error. > > > The guest machine is always going to use the virtual driver provided by virtualbox, which is configured through the virtualbox gui control before you start the machine. I suggest trying to configure that interface, not vbox0. vbox0 is an interface on the host OS.
This howto from Ubuntu may help you out; notice that everything is configured on the host machine, the guest machine has no real differences: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VirtualBox#Networking
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