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Running OSv on VirtualBox
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Step 0: System considerations
At least on Mac OS X you should be using the latest version of VirtualBox, earlier ones are known to break. The one that is known to work is 4.3.10
Step 1: Prepare VirtualBox network
Select VirtualBox -> Preferences -> Network -> Host-only Networks
Make sure vboxnet0 is available. If not, create it by clicking the ADD button.
Make sure the DHCP server for vboxnet0 is enabled by clicking the EDIT button.
Step 2: Download or generate an OSv VirtualBox Appliance
Download the relevant oav file from here
To generate a new image, working within the osv source directory:
$ make image=default $ scripts/gen-vbox-ova.sh
Step 3: Import OSv Appliance into VirtualBox
Click File -> Import Appliance. Choose the OSv OVA file you downloaded or generated.
Step 4: Start OSv
Start your OSv VM by double clicking. That's it.