Virtual machine installation issue.

Alin Rus alin.codejunkie at
Fri May 7 17:04:48 UTC 2010

On 05/07/2010 03:09 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On 05/07/2010 06:48 AM, Alin Rus wrote:
>> On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Joel
>> Sherrill<joel.sherrill at> wrote:
>>> On 05/06/2010 09:21 PM, Kim George wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'm having some trouble installing the Fedora virtual machine through
>>>> Virtualbox on my Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) system.
>>>> When I try to boot the virtual machine the system freezes on the
>>>> cursor.
>>>> I've never used Virtualbox before so I may have done something wrong. I
>>>> created a new fedora linux machine and then when selecting the boot
>>>> hard
>>>> disk I've selected the use existing hard disk option and pointed to the
>>>> c++.vmdk file which I downloaded via torrent.
>>>> Has anyone experienced something similar that can suggest a workaround?
>>> I created the image on Windows using whatever what the
>>> current VirtualBox version at the time. I was using 3.1.4 but
>>> after hearing complaints (from you?) on irc yesterday that it
>>> didn't work in 3.1.6, I upgraded. It did not restore the
>>> state and I had to reset the virtual machine.
>>> After the virtual machine rebooted, it was fine.
>>> I know some people tried it on Ubuntu and ran into some issue
>>> but I think they resolved it. Maybe one of them will speak up.
>>> --joel
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Kim George
>>>> Mechanical Engineer
>>>> Montreal Canada
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>> I tried the image on Ubuntu (10.04), didn't work for me. I used the
>> virtualbox-ose package from the repo and the virtualbox package from
>> sun's repo.
> Did we confirm the md5sum on the image was the same?
> Did you configure it to use Intel NIC?
> I know we bounced back and forth a lot but I don't remember
> what all we tried.
>> The solution was to download a fedora image for vmware player from
>> thoughtpolice or install fedora on your hard drive.
>> Cheers
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I don't remember what was the conclusion I ended up installing fedora on 
the my hard drive.

I just found a couple of screenshots and a log file regarding the image 

Alin Rus
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