This may not be relevant to most of you, yet, as the SLES12 and RHEL7 beta programs are not quite open to the public, but similar problems may happen to you with other distributions that do backports of patches as well.
As Linux kernel development progresses, so do interfaces change from time to time and kernel modules outside of the Linux kernel such as VirtualBox’s guest additions need more or less updating. Having done some patching in the VirtualBox sources, you might want to rebuild the guest additions ISO image, VBoxGuestAdditions.iso, so you can try out… Continue reading How to recreate / build VirtualBox guest additions ISO image VBoxGuestAdditions.iso
Trying to install VirtualBox‘s Linux Guest Additions under SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP3 currently fails even with the newest VirtualBox version (4.2.16):
As a followup to my earlier post, I also did some tests with iPXE‘s bin/undionly.kpxe and bin/undionly.kkpxe targets.
During the past days at FOSDEM, I wanted to do some work on automatic OS installs via PXE servers. Therefore, I set up a virtual machine in VirtualBox and enabled network booting. VirtualBox has a sparely documented DHCP/TFTP server built-in when you set up the network adapter in NAT mode, but for all what it’s… Continue reading PXE booting inside VirtualBox and KVM virtual machines stopwatched (1/2)