Tuesday Nov 11, 2008

Sharing Folders from VirtualBox on a Mac OS Host

As of VirtualBox 2.0.4, shared folders are still not supported for Solaris guests. However, you can still share data with your host operating system using SMB. In this example I'll explain how to set up the share on Mac OS and access it from OpenSolaris.[Read More]

Tuesday Aug 12, 2008

Sound in VirtualBox from MacOS X Host

Earlier today Gregg pointed me to New OSS Drivers Fix Sound Issues in OpenSolaris on Mac OS X - and lo and behold - they do - at least in VirtualBox

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Monday Jun 30, 2008

Results of Power Management

I've put Gregg's blog on Power Management to use, and here are my impressive results.

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Thursday Jun 26, 2008

Installing OpenSolaris on the MAC

OpenSolaris 2008.05 Meet the MacBook Pro

Brian has an excellent post about installing OpenSolaris on the MAC. As he notes he is "not the first to document this configuration (1). However, I wasn't successful with any of the other approaches I discovered. Maybe this was because it most cases they were using a pre-release build of OpenSolaris 2008.05. So, for what it's worth, here are the steps that led me to success... "

Check it out here: 

http://weblogs.java.net/blog/bleonard/archive/2008/05/_opensolaris_20.html


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