LFS & Virtualbox

Scott Castaline hscast at charter.net
Fri Aug 22 04:39:25 PDT 2008


armencho at gmail.com wrote:
> I have similiar question, but noone answered. It seems either noone is
> interested, or noone has tried it.
>
> I booted LiveCD on a KVM virtual machine, and it boots just fine. It
> is an unusual "hardware" configuration, so I think one has to watch
> out for funky messages during boot though..
>
> My question was about caveats and experiences from installing LFS from
> inside a virtual machine.
>
> On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 10:03 PM, Scott Castaline <hscast at charter.net> wrote:
>   
>> I have seen in the archives mention of installing VirtualBox on a system
>> created by LFS. I am wondering if anyone has used VirtualBox to run the
>> LiveCD to create a Linux system on a VM. If there are anyone that's done
>> this, are there any gotchas that I should be looking out for?
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Sorry it took so long to reply to you, but yes no issues. Unfortunately 
my AMD chip decided to fry itself and took the psu along with it. I got 
as far as readjusting the chain after establishing the build environment 
in CH. 6 and then my system went south.



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