DragonFly on VirtualBox

Pierre Abbat phma at leaf.dragonflybsd.org
Thu Mar 8 20:58:35 PST 2018

On Friday, 2 March 2018 20.54.08 EST Aaron LI wrote:
> Hi Pierre,
> You're using EFI with VirtualBox to boot the DFly guest, which I haven't
> tried.
> For EFI boot, you need to make sure that file "/EFI/boot/bootx64.efi" file
> exists on your EFI partition (i.e., ad0s0), which is the default boot code.
> If that file doesn't exist, you can copy "/boot/boot1.efi" over.
> You can also refer to the example installation script:
> /usr/share/examples/rconfig/hammer_uefi.sh
> But I'm not sure whether VirtualBox's EFI implementation works with DFly's
> EFI boot loader...

The file is there, but it's /EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.EFI, not /EFI/boot/bootx64.efi.

Is there a way in VirtualBox to install DragonFly without EFI?

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