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install workstation on virtualbox crash

asked 2017-12-06 08:20:01 -0600

nedry gravatar image

hi i just tried to install fedora 27 workstation on virtualbox 5.1.30 r118389 and it gets to the end of the install and then crashes, you can do a hard reset and it comes up on the installed os but i dont know if there are missing files, interestingly fedora 26 server installs without any errors. has anyone else had this problem? nedry

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answered 2017-12-06 09:36:15 -0600

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Guest OS chrashed, right? please install extension pack.

Is that wrong, try use virtualbox 5.2 from the virtualbox repo.

Copy the location /etc/yum.repos.d and then dnf install VirtualBox-5.2.

I think virtualbox 5.1 is akmods and dkms compile not support kernels-4.13x.

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answered 2017-12-06 16:52:01 -0600

nedry gravatar image

ok installed virtualbox 5.2.2 r119230 and fedora workstation 27 crashes again on install.

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Run for guest os activity crush? or virtualbox itself crush?

workman729 gravatar imageworkman729 ( 2017-12-06 23:05:53 -0600 )edit

guest os crashed.

nedry gravatar imagenedry ( 2017-12-07 14:31:05 -0600 )edit

You need install extension pack! Visit virtualbox homepage and download extension pack.

You Virtualbox is be all right.

workman729 gravatar imageworkman729 ( 2017-12-07 20:54:56 -0600 )edit

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