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Start by creating new VM and setting it to run linux with 2.6 series kernel.<br>
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Set amount of memory. Since alpine runs in memory the recommended 256 MB might be too little.
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Set amount of memory. Since alpine runs in memory the recommended 256 MB might be too little.<br>
Create a disk. I wanted to emulate a Compact Flash system, so the setting is 2GB. This could be much higher if you like.
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Create a disk. I wanted to emulate a Compact Flash system, so the setting is 2GB. This could be much higher if you like.<br>
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=See Also=
 
=See Also=
 
If you ought to point your readers to related information
 
If you ought to point your readers to related information
 
they no doubt need but that does not fit in your HOWTO, add links here.
 
they no doubt need but that does not fit in your HOWTO, add links here.

Revision as of 02:12, 19 May 2010

This is work in progress

How To Install Alpine on VirtualBox

VirtualBox is a Sun/Oracle virtualization product for x86 architecture. This document describes one way to install alpine to that platform.

Before You Start

First [{{#latestalp:alpine|url}} download latest Alpine CD image].

Create the Virtual Machine

Start by creating new VM and setting it to run linux with 2.6 series kernel.
Alpine-vbox-1.png

Set amount of memory. Since alpine runs in memory the recommended 256 MB might be too little.
Alpine-vbox-2.png

Create a disk. I wanted to emulate a Compact Flash system, so the setting is 2GB. This could be much higher if you like.
Alpine-vbox-3.png
Alpine-vbox-4.png
Alpine-vbox-5.png

See Also

If you ought to point your readers to related information they no doubt need but that does not fit in your HOWTO, add links here.