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First of all, you did awesome good.
What you got, was EL 5 GA, that is the General Availability, or what we could say is 5.0
That version is from 2007.
You can do the install, use the disc1, those are 5 CDs, so when you start the installation, at some will ask, for cd2, cd3, it may not ask for cd4 or cd5, and if I remember correctly will ask cd1 at the end
After that, you will have to update and will download a bunch of files (from 2007 to 2013)
You may want to download 5.9 that 1 dvd and will be more close to what is today.
any question, let me know
If you check the linux wiki1 person found this helpful
They several mirrors,
Close to NZ we wave AU
Wehre you will see the latest one available is
Edited by: Alvaro Miranda on Mar 13, 2013 1:00 PM
Before you get started you should check the hardware requirements. Your computer should have at 20 GB of free disk space and 4 GB of RAM. You will also need a x86-64 CPU with VT-x or AMD-V hardware virtualization support to be able to install a x64 guest OS.
I suggest you the latest version of the Oracle Linux x64 (x86-64) installation DVD, which is 5.9 or 6.4. You can download the disk image files from the Oracle e-delivery cloud or from the links mentioned in the previous response. You do not need any source DVD's. The installation DVD is about 3.5 GB and bootable. When your new virtual machine shows "FATAL: No bootable system found....", select the Devices pull-down menu and open the .ISO disk image file. Then reset the virtual machine and it should start from the DVD disk image.
Please note that VirtualBox issues are beyond the forum topic. Check http://forums.virtualbox.org. If you need help to install the Linux OS, I suggest to check the installation guide at https://linux.oracle.com/documentation/.
I downloaded the setup as mentioned above - Enterprise-R5-U9-Server-x86_64-dvd.iso.
Used it on VM box , Starup page appears , then the install gets halted saying below:-
NetLable : Initializing
NetLabel: domain hash size=128
NetLabel: protocols = UNLABELED CIPSOV4
NetLabel: unlabled traffic allowed by default
ACPI : DMAR not present
PCI-GART: No AMD northbridge found.
PCI: Ignore bogus resource 6[0:0] of 0000:00:02.0
NET: Registered protocol family2
Checked my BIOS settings, and Virtualization is Enabled.
Got below result upon running typing msinfo32.exe at run command :-
OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 540 @ 2.53GHz, 2534 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A12, 30-03-2011
SMBIOS Version 2.6
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514"
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.86 GB
Available Physical Memory 1.42 GB
Total Virtual Memory 7.73 GB
Available Virtual Memory 3.42 GB
Page File Space 3.86 GB
Looking forward for your assistance.
Edited by: Sandyboy036 on Mar 15, 2013 11:29 PM
Make sure you enable IO APIC in the system preference of the virtual machine. Anyway, it is not a problem related to Linux, but VirtualBox, which has its own forum.1 person found this helpful
Thanks Dude....checked the box, and the install is now running.