http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/community/developer-vm/index.html It looks rather, rather intriguing to run a ready-made VM with Oracle DB. Let’s see, how and wether it will work out! A ready-made VM with Oracle DB: That would trueyl be the easiest way to improve my Oracle DB, and SQL, and PL/SQL skills – together with the fine o’Reilly books on the related… Continue reading Pre-Built Developer VMs for Oracle VM VirtualBox: Oracle DB, Solaris, …
I had tried in vain booting that DVD with changed parameters in the VM set-up. I searched the web for the error message “FATAL: Could not read from the boot medium! System halted.“. I did not simply try to navigate the DVD in the OS X Finder – but doing that at a rather early… Continue reading booting a VirtualBox VM on a MacBook Pro from a Win8.1 DVD: “FATAL: Could not read from the boot medium! System halted.”
https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Guest_OSes : regarding Windows 8 they say: “Requires AMD-V or VT-x. Guest Additions have small remaining issues.” https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewforum.php?f=2 : (Guest systems > Windows Guests) http://getintopc.com/softwares/operating-systems/windows-8-1-download/ http://www.heise.de/download/windows-8.1-1192088.html I want to run a UK-English Windows 8.1 in a VM. I purchased a DVD. VirtualBox 4.3.12 offers Windows 8.1 as a supported guest operating system. Creating the VM looks easy.… Continue reading Win8.1 as a VirtualBox VM on Apple’s Mac OS X
We shall see …
This time I had difficulties updating the “extension pack” for my WinXP VM. The suggested double-clicking on the downloaded file did not work, there was no application associated. But the extension pack was also mounted to my D: drive. I “auto-played” that, and that got it going.
No idea, why it’s taking that long.
Richard Horwood on “Virtualbox, iSCSI targets and teleport” (2010) (somebody mentions there, that addiscsidisk got replaced and explains how) Johannes Schlüter on “iSCSI devices in VirtualBox” (2010) http://www.synology.com/us/solutions/iSCSI/ iSCSI supposes Gigabit LAN, so that’s a good reason to replace my last non-Gigabit FRITZ!Box by a Gigabit one. Somebody will get my last FRITZ!Box 7270 (non-Gigabit), and I will… Continue reading VirtualBox vs iSCSI
NFS mount behind NAT (virtualbox) | The GNULinux Community Portal The situation and trouble described there is rather similar to my set-up (VirtualBox + NAT + Linux guest), just that my NFS server is a Synology DiskStation. I added “insecure” to the options of this share, switched off “Enable NFS” on the DiskStation, made sure… Continue reading NFS mount behind NAT (virtualbox)