[CentOS] Booting CentOS 6 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 18:39:21 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 4:16 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.

I've also not tried the Live CD but kickstart installs from the DVD
onto VB VMs on OS X and Win7 work perfectly well for me. Not quite
what the OP's asking about but...

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