I do computer stuff. When I solve a problem and it's not obvious, I document it here - it's a reference for myself, and hopefully, it can save other people out there days of problem solving, googling and assorted hair-tearing.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
VirtualBox, OpenBSD and VT-x extensions
So OpenBSD requires VT-x extensions, which VirtualBox can happily pass through to it, so long as the underlying CPU has such extensions. My desktop doesn't, so on booting the VM, it segfaults everywhere. Someone here had a neato solution:
# get the UID of the OpenBSD VM VBoxManage list vms # now start that with no raw IO VBoxSDL -norawr0 -vm UID