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I believe VirtualBox has an option to directly enable mounting of your physical DVD. Directly mounting won't work, because here Virtual Box needs to emulate ur DVD.
I have realized that the reason why /dev/dvd was not being read was because of a setting that I had turned off on VirtualBox. I experimented a little bit and was able to mount the drive after that point. The setting I had to turn on was the .iso file found in Devices, DVD/CD in VirtualBox. I turned it off earlier because it kept taking me to the ...
You may want to add -t FILESYSTEMTYPE, with FILESYSTEMTYPE being auto, ext4, ntfs or any other valid system type. Which gives you mount /dev/dvd /media -t auto, by example.
Some distributions' installers don't eject the installation media when they're finished, so when you reboot you're booting from the installation media again. I've gotten into the habit of always disconnecting the installation media from the VM's virtual CD drive after the first reboot after installation, because the next step is to install the guest ...
If the following fails: yum check-update but: yum --disablerepo="epel" check-update works, then run: URLGRABBER_DEBUG=1 yum check-update 2> debug.log and check debug.log for: PYCURL ERROR 77 - "Problem with the SSL CA cert (path? access rights?)" If this message is found, then try: yum --disablerepo="epel" reinstall ca-certificates If that ...
Xorg is responsible by the keyboard, so you can set keyboard layout in a xorg conf file like /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-keyboard.conf. There in an example keyboard configuration Section "InputClass" Identifier "system-keyboard" MatchIsKeyboard "on" Option "XkbLayout" "us,cz" Option "XkbModel" "pc104" Option "XkbVariant" ...
If you are using a LVM, you can allocate/create a new Logical Volume a format it as a swap space. lvcreate -n swap2 -L ##G VG_NAME mkswap /dev/VG_NAME/swap2 swapon -a
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