Fedora 11 Alpha in VirtualBox
michel.sylvan at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 22:46:57 UTC 2009
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 4:48 AM, Pasha R <pashar.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Clyde E. Kunkel <clydekunkel7734 at cox.net> wrote:
>> Pasha R wrote:
>>> Did anyone try to install F11 Alpha as VirtualBox guest? Whenever I
>>> try, installation goes fine, but the system won't boot, saying it
>>> can't find /dev/root. It looks like installer sets wrong UUID of the
>>> root partition in grub.conf. After I set the correct UUID, system
>>> still wouldn't boot, with different message.
>> UUID boot is broken. Instead use direct device name in grub, i.e.,
>> See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=480667
> It's not broken in VMware. I'll try to do it with direct device name, though.
I've just been bit by the same bug, and yes, using the device name and
then regenerating initrd lets Rawhide to boot as a VirtualBox guest.
Unfortunately it (for some reason) is very slow, especially for any
graphical operation. I'm reduced to only using it to verify that my
packages work in Rawhide.
Also reported by someone else on the upstream forums:
miʃel salim • http://hircus.jaiku.com/
IUCS • msalim at cs.indiana.edu
Fedora • salimma at fedoraproject.org
MacPorts • hircus at macports.org
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