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Date:      Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:14:00 -0500
From:      "William A. Mahaffey III" <>
Cc:        "FreeBSD Questions !!!!" <>
Subject:   Re: VirtualBox question ....
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On 09/18/14 16:31, Ernesto Celis wrote:
> 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.

Very well, sorry for the noise (twice) :-/ ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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