ubuntu server in virtualbox-SOLVED

Paul Cartwright ubuntu at pcartwright.com
Wed Mar 4 00:37:44 GMT 2009

On Tue March 3 2009, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> I am running a Debian Lenny desktop, and I wanted to put a ubuntu server in
> virtualbox. When I installed it and rebooted I got this message:
> this kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU:
> pae
> unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your cpu.
> what did I do wrong and how do I fix it??
> --
never mind, I googled and found it:
ubuntu server needs PAE support & virtualbox doesn't yet support it..
so you need to boot to rescue, then:
"apt-get install linux-generic"


Paul Cartwright
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