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virtual box quick start vm 5.8 failing on mac osx

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Hi,

 

I am trying to install latest quick start VM - 5.8 on below setup but getting problems.

 

Base machine - Mac OSX 10.11.6

Virtualization software - Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.1.4

VM Memory - 11GB

VM File - cloudera-quickstart-vm-5.8.0-0-virtualbox

 

Unfortunately its not booting up and fails with below error.

 

init: prefdm main porcess ended

init: prefdm respawning too fast, stopped

 

Any help appreciated.

 

Kind regards.

 

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Thanks jmartin1938.

 

I will try this and let you know.

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Thanks jmartin1938.

 

Using "Import Appliance" wizard instead of setting up vm from scratch did the trick. I am able to boot vm and see something.

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Awesome. Glad I was abe to help. 🙂