[CentOS] Snag installing CentOS in a VirtualBox VM
gbailey at lxpro.com
Wed Nov 17 08:06:57 EST 2010
> I spent most of the evening trying to boot a new install of CentOS in
> a VirtualBox VM. The VM recognizes the install DVD, runs it, asks for
> me to boot it and I type in <return> (or any number of other
> combinations, all of which fail in exactly the same way) and it
> continues to run up to the point shown in the attached screenshot.
> I've tried numerous different combinations of device alternatives,
> even turned off the virtual NIC, and no joy. I tried marking it as a
> Red Hat Linux and as Other Linux - same results.
The only problem I've had running stuff on VirtualBox is that you have
to manually enable PAE if you're booting a kernel that uses it. What
architecture are you running? How much memory do you have assigned to
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