virtualbox tips of the week check bios vt and dont overcommit ram

virtualbox tips of the week check bios vt and dont overcommit ram

  1. Check your BIOS and confirm VT and VT-x are enabled and then you will be able to build and run 64bit vms in your 64bit os
  2. Dont try and run 2 x 1.5G vms if you only have 4G of RAM unless you want to spend 4 hours shutting down – reduce vms to to 1G and restart them

do this

macbook osx virtualbox

not this

macbook osx virtualbox

 

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