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evoltech
doc:howto:virtualbox [2015/03/06 12:22] (current)
steven [Troubleshooting]
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   * Download and install [[https://​www.virtualbox.org/​wiki/​Downloads|VirtualBox]]   * Download and install [[https://​www.virtualbox.org/​wiki/​Downloads|VirtualBox]]
   * Get an OpenWrt image:   * Get an OpenWrt image:
-    * Download vdi image (ex. [[http://​downloads.openwrt.org/​backfire/10.03.1/x86_generic/​openwrt-x86-generic-combined-ext2.vdi|backfire/10.03.1/x86/]]) +    * Download vdi image (ex. [[http://​downloads.openwrt.org/​attitude_adjustment/12.09/x86/generic/​openwrt-x86-generic-combined-ext4.vdi|attitude_adjustment/12.09/x86/]]) 
-    * Download and convert raw image (ex. [[http://​downloads.openwrt.org/​backfire/10.03.1/x86_generic/​openwrt-x86-generic-combined-ext2.img.gz|backfire/10.03.1/x86]]) +    * Download and convert raw image (ex. [[http://​downloads.openwrt.org/​attitude_adjustment/12.09/x86/generic/​openwrt-x86-generic-rootfs-ext4.img.gz|attitude_adjustment/12.09/x86/]]) 
-    * Compile your own image (//Target System -> x86// and //Target Images -> Build VirtualBox image files//)+    * Compile your own image (//Target System -> x86// and //Target Images -> Build VirtualBox image files//) (ext4 needs to be enabled first)
  
 ==== Convert OpenWrt raw image ==== ==== Convert OpenWrt raw image ====
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 ===== Troubleshooting ===== ===== Troubleshooting =====
-  * If your virtual machine won't boot, make sure your hard disk is connected using IDE (not SATA)+  * If your virtual machine won't boot, make sure your hard disk is connected using SATA (not IDE)
     * Right click your machine'​s entry on the machine list and choose //​Settings//​ then select //Storage//     * Right click your machine'​s entry on the machine list and choose //​Settings//​ then select //Storage//
-    * If you see that your hard disk image is connected to a SATA controller; under //Storage Tree// select the //SATA Controller//​ entry and then click //Remove Controller//​ +    * If you see that your hard disk image is connected to a IDE controller; under //Storage Tree// select the //IDE Controller//​ entry and then click //Remove Controller//​ 
-    * Click //Add Controller//​ and then select //IDE Controller//​ +    * Click //Add Controller//​ and then select //SATA Controller//​ 
-    * Select the //IDE Controller//​ you just added and then click //Add Attachment//​ and choose //Add Hard Disk//+    * Select the //SATA Controller//​ you just added and then click //Add Attachment//​ and choose //Add Hard Disk//
     * Add your OpenWRT image as before     * Add your OpenWRT image as before
  
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   * If your virtual machine boots but doesn'​t activate the console   * If your virtual machine boots but doesn'​t activate the console
     * Press Enter     * Press Enter
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 +  * If you rebuild the disk image, and VirtualBox complains about invalid UUIDs for the disk
 +    * You need to remove the disk from the VM, and _also_ from the //Virtual Media Manager//, the add the disk image to the VM again
  
 ===== Set up networking with clients ===== ===== Set up networking with clients =====
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