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Ubuntu on virtual box - problems

By itmaster007
May 1, 2008
  1. I recently installed Ubuntu server 8.04 on virtual box only to fing I got the error

    0:6 Incorrect porcessor Kernel.

    Anyone know what to do? I have tried the recovery mode and the apt-get install linux-generic

    ???

    Thanks...
     
  2. Bannor

    Bannor TS Rookie

    There seems to be a bug in the installer and the wrong kernel gets installed.

    I'm installing the system on a VirtualBox at the moment and have encountered the same problem.

    The solution is to reboot the VM from the installer iso image.
    Select the "Rescue a broken system" option.
    Go through the configuration options until you get to "Run a command from shell"
    When you open the shell enter the following command without the quotes and press return:
    "apt-get install linux-generic"
    This will install the generic kernel.
    Afterwards reboot the VM and select the generic kernel in the boot loader.
     
  3. itmaster007

    itmaster007 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    erm

    this doesnt work for me all I get is

    E: could not find linux-generic
     
  4. Bannor

    Bannor TS Rookie

    did you mount the first partition before choosing the "run a command from shell" option?
     
  5. itmaster007

    itmaster007 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    yes I did something like dev/sva1

    this was the only working one.
     
  6. Bannor

    Bannor TS Rookie

    Is the network connection working?
     
  7. itmaster007

    itmaster007 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    The network is enabled, and is connected to the Internet
     
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