[CentOS] cent0s-6 and virtualbox

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Mon Jul 18 01:32:31 UTC 2011

On Monday, July 18, 2011 01:52 AM, Michel Donais wrote:
> I want to get a look at Cents-6
> The computer is a portable Thinkpad T-42
> The base OS is Windows XP Professionnal
> I tried to use both Microsoft Virtual PC and Oracle Virtual Box with the
> same result
> I boot from the CD (wich have been burned from an ISO downloaded from a
> Centos -6 repo).
> The version is CentOS-6.0-i386-bin-DVD.iso
> With each virtual machine I get this result at the beginning of the
> installation:
> "This kernel requires the following features not present on the cpu pae"
> "Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU"
> I undeerstand that perhaps the computer processor is too old.
> But is there a patch to overpass this problem?

You need to have a cpu that has a hardware visor. Otherwise, the only 
other option will be qemu which is slow.

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