[CentOS] Booting CentOS 6 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu

Railic Njegos railic.njegos at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 13:54:28 UTC 2011

I have several machine CentOS 6 in Oracle Virtual Box and on
VMWARE ESXi. All machine working great.

I use Centos 6 i386 DVD and netinstall from local repository.

Problem may be if you try to run x64 CentOS virtual machine on
i386 OS Ubuntu.


On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 10:16 AM, John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Jul 2011, Cliff Pratt wrote:
>> I trying to try out CentOS 6 in an Oracle VirtualBox running on
>> Ubuntu. Has anyone been able to get this configuration working?
>> When I try to boot the "Live" ISO it starts to do the countdown but
>> when it reaches zero it gets stuck - nothing else happens. No error
>> messages and since the install never really gets going, no logs.
>> I've checked the mailing list archive back a few months, but I've not
>> seen anything related.
> I've installed off DVD1 and done kickstart installs off the netinstall CD on
> VirtualBox 4 on CentOS5, and that works just fine.  I can't see a reason why
> Ubuntu would make any real difference.
> I've not tried the Live ISO.
> jh
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