Virtualbox won't import appliance
jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Mon Jan 25 19:12:10 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:
> [VirtualBox user discussions list]
OK, thanks, Jim
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