DragonFly on VirtualBox

Pierre Abbat phma at leaf.dragonflybsd.org
Fri Mar 2 11:32:47 PST 2018

On Friday, 2 March 2018 00.24.48 EST Aaron LI wrote:
> I've installed DragonFly BSD (4.8, 5.0, and master) in VirtualBox (on Debian
> Linux) using the installer, and all work well.
> Maybe you can try:
> 1. Boot into DFly through the ISO
> 2. Find the disk into which DFly is installed, e.g., "ad0" (for me) or "da0"
> 3. Install the boot code: fdisk -B /dev/ad0 (change to your disk)
>    (According to the installer, "fdisk -B" is used instead of "boot0cfg",
>    which installs the /non-interactive/ boot code as described in the
>    EXAMPLES in boot0cfg(8).
>    Could somebody explain in more detail about these two boot codes??)
> 4. Try reboot from the disk (you may need adjust the booting orders)
> Hope this helps solve your problem.

fdisk -B results in "Missing operating system".

The disk is laid out like this, according to file:
ad0: boot sector, pt 1 type ee
ad0s0: boot sector, 32-bit FAT, label "EFI        "
ad0s1: boot sector
ad0s1a: FFS /boot
ad0s1b: swap
ad0s1d: HAMMER /

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