Ivan Voras <ivo...@freebsd.org> writes: > 2009/1/31 Tomislav Novak <tomislav.no...@gmail.com>: >> Hello! >> >> I have set up Slackware Linux 12.0 as dom0 (Xen 3.3.1, Linux 18.104.22.168, >> 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? > > If the image you downloaded contains the whole FreeBSD "base" system, > simply install whatever you need like on a normal system. See > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ for > details.
Thanks. I'll try mounting an installation CD in domU and installing packages from there. What I tried so far is booting livefs, running mdconfig and trying to install to /dev/mdX. Didn't work like I expected, though. :) -- T. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-xen To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-xen-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"