[talk] FreeBSD and Vagrant

Spiros Eliopoulos seliopou at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 15:21:01 EST 2015

For similar build instructions that don't require packer, check out this


There are in fact some FreeBSD images floating around that were built using
those instructions. You can find those, and other prebuilt *BSD boxes, here:


On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 1:37 PM, Pete Wright <pete at nomadlogic.org> wrote:

> not sure if anyone else caught this in the latest freebsd quarterly report:
> https://github.com/so14k/packer-freebsd
> it's a tool to create vagrant images of freebsd systems.  i think
> vagrant is actually a pretty good tool for sysadmin's to have in their
> tool belt as it allows you to give more responsibility back to
> developers.  for example i know several OSS projects who make it easy to
> test their code on linux vagrant images that devs can run on their
> laptops with out having to install and configure an os image.
> i'm going to give this a spin and see if i can use this as a method to
> freebsd into more dev's hands, might be a good method to backdoor some
> freebsd systems into linux shops :)
> -pete
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> Pete Wright
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