Upgrading Linux Guests
By Fat Bloke on Mar 06, 2013
Just last week Oracle released Oracle Linux 6.4 and so it was time that Fat Bloke updated his Oracle Linux guests.
So after a simple and quick:
I was in a position to reboot into my freshly updated 6.4 vm. But after rebooting I found myself looking at a stuck screen that looked a little like this:
The reason for getting stuck like this was because the installed VirtualBox Guest Additions were configured for an older X11 server, and the new update had a newer version.
So here's how to fix this:
- At this screen, type Ctrl-Alt-F2 to get to another virtual display;
- login, and as root type:
- et, voila!
Hope this helps,