virtualising vbox

Ian Coetzee ubuntu at
Mon Nov 2 10:10:42 UTC 2009

I tried it once, I was playing around with VBoxHeadless (for use in a
server environment). What I remember of my tests was that it worked
(but that was like 4 months ago, and I dont remember that far back :)

If you want, I can fire up that ol' vbox on my laptop and test it again.


On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Karl Auer <kauer at> wrote:
> Just for fun, I tried installing VirtualBox on an Ubuntu 9.04 VM. It
> seemed to work, right up to when I tried to start it :-) At that point
> it hung. After several minutes I decided it had no intentions of
> returning to life and stopped it.
> Before I spend anymore time on it, is it silly to expect VirtualBox to
> run on a VirtualBox VM? Is there a trick?
> I suspect it *is* silly, but it would be so cool if it worked :-)
> Regards, K.
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