In the Handbook:
Hints for FreeBSD as a guest
For a change to /etc/rc.conf to become effective: restart FreeBSD.
For automatic configuration of Xorg:
– then, to tell whether the video driver was automatically recognised:
grep vboxvideo /root/xorg.conf.new
With a good Xorg configuration file in place and in use: the View menu of VirtualBox can be used for automatic resizing. With that option enabled, a change to the size of the VirtualBox window should cause a change to the size of the display in the FreeBSD guest.
Guest operating system access to USB devices on a FreeBSD host
(This section may be outdated – please see the USB Support statement in the Handbook.)
At the host level, each user of VirtualBox must be in the operator group –
# pw groupmod operator -m username
– and must have read and write permissions to the device.
/etc/devfs.rules must exist and include these two lines:
[system=10] add path 'usb/*' mode 0660 group operator
/etc/rc.conf must include:
If the rule is not effective, restart devfs:
# service devfs restart
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