Re: run Fedora 12 (64bit) on Sun Virtual Box issue

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On 5/6/2010 9:54 PM, Michael wrote:
> I made some progress, but was stuck in the Guest Additions installation.
> 
> Following was what I did:
> 1. in console mode as root.
> 
> 2. > dhclient eth0
>     *this seems enabling the network adapter, since my VM hasn't connected 
> to Internet previously.
> 
> 3. >yum groupinstall "X Window System"
>     *this connects to Internet, and install the X Windows package
> 
> 4. >startx
>     * this gave following message:
>     ...
>     (EE) Failed to load module "vboxvideo" (module does not exist, 0)
>     (EE) config/hal: couldn't initialise context : unknown error (null)
>     ...
> 
> 5. I clicked "Devices-->Install Guest Additions...", but I can't find the 
> mounted file.
> Where should it be ?
> 
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Michael" <[email protected]>
> Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2010 9:13 PM
> To: <[email protected]>
> Subject: Re: run Fedora 12 (64bit) on Sun Virtual Box issue
> 
>> I clicked the "Install Guest Additions...", but nothing happens. When I
>> reboot the VM, I still only see the console login screen.
>>
>> Why there is no GUI poping up ?
>>
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> From: "Michael Cronenworth" <[email protected]>
>> Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2010 11:35 AM
>> To: <[email protected]>
>> Subject: Re: run Fedora 12 (64bit) on Sun Virtual Box issue
>>
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There is a very, large and helpful, available from the Virtualbox GUI.
You questions are all answered by pressing:

Function key 1          F1           on your keyboard.

Reading the instructions *before* trying to install, configure, and run
the software is the recommended method.  :-)

-- 


  David

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