Alan Evans wrote: > On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 8:07 AM, Erik P. Olsen <epodata gmail com> wrote: >> Okay, maybe the piece of cake was a little larger than what I remember :-) >> I actually went to http://www.virtualbox.org, downloaded the package for >> Fedora and did a yum localinstall > > And they don't have a pre-made version for F10 available at that site > that I can find. > Fedora 9 ("Sulphur") / 10 ("Cambridge") i386 | AMD64 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/2.2.0/VirtualBox-2.2.0_45846_fedora9-1.i386.rpm http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/2.2.0/VirtualBox-2.2.0_45846_fedora9-1.x86_64.rpm > In any case, the last time I attempted to install VirtualBox it was > not a piece of cake. That was about a year or year-and-a-half ago, so > I hope it has gotten much easier since then. After an hour of trying > to set up a simple network bridge for the VM to use, I gave up. An > hour of my time cost our company more than a new VMWare license. Got > the license, installed the RPM, ran the (mostly automated) setup > script, created the new virtual machine by clicking the big, friendly > button, selected "Use Bridged Networking," done. Now that was a piece > of cake. > Setting up a bridging network connection is a matter of selecting it from a menu. I have set up both bridging and NAT connections in less then a minute. The thing you are not going to find is a pre-built kernel module - it will compile one for you, but you have to have the kernel headers, gcc, etc installed. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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