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by Oliver Jones
2018/03/09 07:33:13
Forum: CentOS 7 - General Support
Topic: CentOS 7.4 [1708] - boot problems in UEFI mode on VirtualBox 5.x
Replies: 11
Views: 2588

Re: CentOS 7.4 [1708] - boot problems in UEFI mode on VirtualBox 5.x

For the record the summary was posted at: https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=87077 and there is an open bug entry at https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/15835 Thanks everyone :) Thanks, tru_tru. It would appear that VirtualBox have had this bug open for at least 19 months - so if they ...
by Oliver Jones
2018/03/08 13:09:09
Forum: CentOS 7 - General Support
Topic: CentOS 7.4 [1708] - boot problems in UEFI mode on VirtualBox 5.x
Replies: 11
Views: 2588

Re: CentOS 7.4 [1708] - boot problems in UEFI mode on VirtualBox 5.x

This is a known issue. VirtualBox UEFI is not offering a permanent virtualized NVRAM, therefore the UEFI boot loader entry created by CentOS during installation gets lost as soon as you power off the virtual machine. To compensate for this problem, VirtualBox UEFI is able to boot some (known) guest...
by Oliver Jones
2018/03/08 10:01:56
Forum: CentOS 7 - General Support
Topic: CentOS 7.4 [1708] - boot problems in UEFI mode on VirtualBox 5.x
Replies: 11
Views: 2588

CentOS 7.4 [1708] - boot problems in UEFI mode on VirtualBox 5.x

CentOS will boot in UEFI mode, detect CD/DVD-based install media and install normally on VirtualBox. It will even function normally, until the virtual machine is powered off. However, after a subsequent power-on, VirtualBox will not boot CentOS - and will jump straight into the UEFI Interactive Shel...