Posts Tagged “virtualization”:

Qemu-KVM, VM with shared folder

Start a VM from command line with a shared folder on the host machine: ``` qemu -m 1024 /data/VM/Windows_XP/Windows_XP.img -usbdevice tablet -full-screen -vga std -net nic -net user,smb /path_to/foldername ``` It’s the -smb option that does the trick. It requires samba for sharing resources (using cifs protocol). “-usbdevice tablet” regulates... [Read More]

VirtualBox on SUSE Linux Enterprise

Just installed Oracle VirtualBox on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11. Got the following error upon running: ``` ish@inote:~> virtualbox /usr/bin/virtualbox: line 77: /usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox: Permission denied /usr/bin/virtualbox: line 77: exec: /usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox: cannot execute% ``` Gave execute rights to /usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox and it starts correctly. ``` chmod +x /usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox ``` [Read More]