VirtualBox 3.0.4 has been released

virtualboxif you are fans of VirtualBox like me, the new version of VirtualBox; VirtualBox version 3.0.4 has been released per 4 August 2009.  Lets download the VirtualBox binaries here:

http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads

VirtualBox is an X86 virtualization software developen by Sun, distributed under two license, PUEL (Personal Use and Evaluation License) and GNU/GPL license.

Wikipedia said, VirtualBox is an x86 virtualization software package, originally created by German software company innotek, now developed by Sun Microsystems as part of its Sun xVM virtualization platform. It is installed on an existing host operating system; within this application, additional operating systems, each known as a Guest OS, can be loaded and run, each with its own virtual environment.

Supported host operating systems include Linux, Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Solaris; there is also experimental port to FreeBSD.[1] Supported guest operating systems include various versions of DragonFlyBSD, FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD, OS/2 Warp, Windows, Solaris, Haiku, Syllable, ReactOS and SkyOS.[2] The latest version also supports Windows 7 beta and release candidate 1.

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OpenSolaris on Sun xVM VirtualBox

Open Solaris 2008.05 In Action

Open Solaris

open_solaris

Download Sun xVM VirtualBox and OpenSolaris 2008.05

NETWORK CONFIGURATION:

NWAM(Network Auto-Magic) was enabled by default, so to configure the network connection, edit the “/etc/nwam/llp file”.

exp.

e1000g0 dhcp

change to:

e1000g0 static 192.168.0.2/24

add default gateway:

#route -p add default 192.168.0.1

edit /etc/resolv.conf
nameserver 192.168.0.1

to move NWAM to the manual mode from automagic mode.
# svcadm disable svc:/network/physical:nwam
# svcadm enable svc:/network/physical:default