Virtualbox won't import appliance

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Mon Jan 25 19:12:10 UTC 2010


NoOp wrote:
> 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:
> 
> http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Community
> http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Mailing_lists
> [VirtualBox user discussions list]
> 
> 
> 
> 
OK, thanks,  Jim




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