Virtualbox won't import appliance
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jan 25 17:36:40 UTC 2010
On 01/24/2010 08:52 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> I have Virtualbox setup and running on a 32 bit system with XP as a
> guest. Everything is working well and now I want to transfer it to a
> new 64 bit system I am setting up.
> My research indicated that the package in the repository probably won't
> run on my 64 bit system so I downloaded the amd64.deb package from Sun.I
> used dpkg to install it and now have it up and running.
> I used Virtualbox on the 32 bit system to export the XP guest. It
> produced XP.ovf and XP.vmdk which I transferred to my new machine.
> When I try to import it on the Virtualbox there the inport wizzrd sees
> the XP.ovf file but when I select it and click next I get a pop up
> saying "failed to import appliance"
> Can anyone who has done this please give me guidence?
> Thanks, Jim
Not trying to fob you off, but your best bet would be to ask on the
VirtualBox users list. Generally folks there are quite responsive &
several developers hang out there as well:
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