Virtualbox 64bit? (was 32 or 64??)

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Sun Jan 31 21:27:02 UTC 2010

NoOp wrote:
> On 01/31/2010 09:08 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> ...
>> Did you try and if so were you sucessful in importing a vm exported by 
>> 32bit Virtualbox?
>> I have Virtuabox setup and running a XP guest on a Ubuntu 32bit machine. 
>> I exported it and tried to import it on my new 64 bit machine but was 
>> unable to do it because of errors I received.  I realize that "errors" 
>> is not a proper problem description, but I got sidetracked getting the 
>> Mozilla apps running and did't keep good notes.  I'm ready to try again 
>> and just looking for confirmation that it is possible and maybe a little 
>> guidence.
> I had no issues importing my Win2KPro VM guest to my 64bit karmic
> laptop. VirtualBox 3.1.2 (PUEL). File|Export Appliance... etc. Copied
> the export files over to the 64bit, then File|Import Appliance - worked
> w/o issues. Again, I suggest if you have issues w/VirtualBox to try the
> VirtualBox list... they are quite helpful on that list.

OK, thanks.  I just wanted to confirm it is doable.  The failed attempt 
was before I reinstalled Ubuntu and I'm getting ready to try it again. I 
will go to the Virtualbox list if I have problems, thanks for the address.

Regards,  Jim

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