[sf-lug] OpenSolaris on VirtualBox

Tom Haddon tom at greenleaftech.net
Tue Apr 15 09:24:02 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 09:13 -0700, Ernest De Leon wrote:
> Has anyone been able to install OpenSolaris in VirtualBox...

Someone was saying at LugRadio Live that this isn't possible... Not sure
who or why, but I think it's a known issue.

> the installation from within the live environment seems to fail
> instantly and the error it give is something to the effect that the
> new user I am supposed to be creating is not in the /etc/passwd
> list....the classic chicken and egg problem...just wondering if
> someone else had success.  I set the vm parameters to 8GB fixed HDD, 1
> GB RAM and 128 MB video RAM.
> -- 
> Ernest de Leon
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