F20 in VirtualBox VM

Klaus-Peter Schrage kpschrage at gmx.de
Fri Dec 20 18:06:22 UTC 2013

Am 20.12.2013 18:43, schrieb Steven Stern:
> On 12/20/2013 11:28 AM, Klaus-Peter Schrage wrote:
>> Am 20.12.2013 00:50, schrieb Greg Woods:
>>> I am running VirtualBox under F19, and I wanted to try F20 in a VM, but
>>> I can't get it to install. With both the Live ISO and the full DVD iso,
>>> if I point the virtual DVD drive at the ISO, it boots into the main
>>> syslinux/Anaconda menu, but as soon as I select "Install Fedora",  the
>>> screen goes black and nothing ever happens. Has anyone installed F20
>>> into a VirtualBox VM?
>>> Thanks,
>>> --Greg
>> I had success with VirtualBox and F20 on two machines, after initially
>> having this very black screen on several trials. So please don't mind
>> my  question: When creating the new VM in VBox Manager, did you choose
>> the correct version of Fedora? I clicked on "Fedora" and I missed that
>> there was an entry "Fedora (64bit)" ...
> It worked for me when I selected "Red Hat (64 bit)" as the OS type.
Yes, but the distinction 32bit - 64bit seems to be  crucial.

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