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portcommand wrote:Do not use an ancient Linux kernel version. Use Oracle Linux 5 (5.9) or Oracle Linux 6 (latest).
I install a oracle linux 4 in vitrualbox hosted by window, set up a shared folder from virtual bos, when tried to mount from linux on shared point, it tell me kernel not support
vboxfs. any help. thanks
As for mapping/sharing Windows folders - standard Samba can be used on the Linux guest o/s to map a Windows host share as a local drive/mount.
I think though the OP was talking about Shared Folder in VirtualBox, which requires no network interface, but the installation of the virtual machine guest software. It is explained in much detail in the VirtualBox documentation http://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch04.html#sharedfolders
Yes, realised that - and the Client/Guest addon CD image that comes with Vbox does not support RHEL4/OEL4 as far as I recall. And guest o/s kernel drivers are needed from this for the Shared Folder option to work.
In which case Samba can be used as a workaround.
To be honest, I do not bother. I right click the host folder, select burn ISO, and a few seconds later I have an ISO that I can mount in guest o/s as CD/DVD. No need for getting Shared Folders modules to install in the guest o/s.
Have used this approach for building MS-DOS 5 VMs with different IP stacks, to building storage server and RAC clusters VMs running OL 5.9. So it works pretty well IMO.