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Date:      Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:31:30 -0500
From:      Ernesto Celis <>
To:        "William A. Mahaffey III" <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions !!!! <>
Subject:   Re: VirtualBox question ....
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On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 3:05 PM, William A. Mahaffey III <> wrote:
> On 09/18/14 10:07, Mario Lobo wrote:
>> 2014-09-18 11:57 GMT-03:00 William A. Mahaffey III <
>> <>>:
>>     .... I am trying to setup a CentOS 5.n VM under FBSD 9.3,
>>     virtualbox-ose-4.3.12_1. I have a CentOS netinstall ISO (mucho
>>     smaller than the full DVD1 req'd for local install) .... Will I be
>>     able to use that for the install, or do I need the full DVD1 ? TIA
>> Hi;
>> That is a question for CentOS, not virtualbox!
>> You have to read the specs of these iso images to see what they are for.
> I'm afraid I don't follow .... I don't think the netinstall iso cares at
> all, I wasn't sure whether virtualbox was ready to do that .... In any
> event, I got to the point of trying to setup the actual VM & the install
> program asked for the name of an ISO to install .... I already burned a CD &
> mounted it, what do I tell the installer to look at ? I tried various files
> in the top directory & the installer crashed the OS (!!!!!) .... Any advice
> ?

Your question is Off Topic, since its not a problem with FreeBSD
itself. If you already got VirtualBox running on FreeBSD, you only
need to tell VirtualBox which is your iso file, from where it will
boot the CentOS installer, beign this the netinstall ISO you must be
sure your VirtualBox VM has a NAT or Bridged NIC, inorder to the
installer can reach the Internet.

Beyond that you should read CentOS install documentation and when in
doubt ask in the CentOS support channels.

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