Tomislav Novak <tomislav.no...@gmail.com> writes: > Hello! > > I have set up Slackware Linux 12.0 as dom0 (Xen 3.3.1, Linux 188.8.131.52, > built from source) and I'm playing with FreeBSD as a domU. > > It's currently, due to some circumstances, not possible for me to > install FreeBSD to a separate partition(s), so I'm using a file-backed > VBD. Kernel and filesystem images are those from > > http://www.fsmware.com/xenofreebsd/7.0/download/ > > and they work perfectly. However, the filesystem image contains only the > basic stuff, and I need a few more packages (e.g. newer gcc version, > X11 etc.). I don't have access to any other FreeBSD system so I can't > copy necessary files, build 8.0-CURRENT etc. Is it possible to install > FreeBSD from an installation media directly to the filesystem image on > disk?
You could mount another file-backed disk and build CURRENT on that from the provided image. MfG, -- Julian Stecklina Well, take it from an old hand: the only reason it would be easier to program in C is that you can't easily express complex problems in C, so you don't. - Erik Naggum (in comp.lang.lisp) _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-xen-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"