Trying to get a Virtual Machine to work on 64 bit Redhat 5.5? You may want to read these reviews of Virtual Box, and VMWare Player first.
Over many hours over a number of weeks, I struggled to install Virtual Box on 64 bit Redhat 5.5. Please read about these struggles first. It was version:
rpm -qa | grep -i “virtual”
I’ve also installed the extension pack.
Interestingly, Virtual Box does not have a simple –version or -v flag! Unlike the majority of commands and RPMs on Linux.
You can see the struggle I had just to install Virtual Box in another post. Four very fundamental things were documented wrong, or not documented at all! Surprise! Finally I got it installed.
Then I tried to create a Windows XP virtual machine. But Virtual Box just didn’t want to work.
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