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04 May

VirtualBox 2.2 is Announced

Ok, it is announced for a while ago, early last month to be specific. So sorry for the late info.

But, the point is, with 2.2, a new type comes: Host-Only (with many other bugfixes and new features, offcourse). And so my post about “Simple Network Setup On VirtualBox 2.1” is obsoleted. Just select the Host-Only option on your virtual machine settings.

PS. By default, virtual box runs a dhcp server serving to host-only interfaces. You can alter the default from Preferences.

29 Mar

Simple Network Setup On VirtualBox 2.1

I’ve been using linux-vserver for the past few years, but as there is no -vserver kernel for and I don’t want to give my time re-compiling kernel, I’ve decided to try alternative solutions. I’ve already tried qemu, vmware but i really don’t like them. So I gave a shot to VirtualBox.

After trying and seeing the mess on setting up properly on -ose, i was a little bit disappointed. But as 2.1, they seem to fix lots of problems with utilization. Read more »