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Old 08-24-2009, 11:21 PM   #1
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Virtual Box and loading CentOS 5.3

I have tried making multiple virtual boxes with CentOS 5.3 - however when it boots I just get this line of text "ISOLINUX 3.36 2007-02-10 Copyright(C) 1994-2007 H. Peter Anvin" - I get this screen and it doesn't attempt to install or load the OS.

Am I doing something wrong or is CentOS 5.3 not compatible with Virtual Box?
Old 08-25-2009, 12:20 AM   #2
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Virtual Box runs finefor me, Host is Ubuntu and I create CentOS guests all the time.
Once you get that first screen have you tried pressing enter so that the installer will start?
Whats the Host O/S your using?

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Old 08-25-2009, 12:45 AM   #3
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is that bootable iso image? Virtualbox is working fine with my environment and i am running 4 guest RHEL5.2 for Redhat cluster however check your iso image once again
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I think I found the problem. Yes, that ISO was a bootable image, however, I was using the wrong ISO - one that was for an intel processor and not AMD.


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