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authoranonym <anonym@riseup.net>2016-12-13 14:40:23 +0100
committeranonym <anonym@riseup.net>2016-12-13 14:40:23 +0100
commit63e981015f51265c12e3877391df2cd01bec19de (patch)
tree08a95a0de546562aef7d630b23f774ead38c1622
parent7f6c22a67d7becf0c06d6f8b5178f10aa74e8b6e (diff)
parentae3e33aa591b6c748aa35bd1b7ab118db0670e08 (diff)
Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/doc/12001-virtualbox-needs-io-apic' into stable
Fix-committed: #12001
-rw-r--r--wiki/src/doc/advanced_topics/virtualization/virtualbox.mdwn5
-rw-r--r--wiki/src/news/version_2.9.mdwn3
-rw-r--r--wiki/src/support/known_issues.mdwn20
3 files changed, 22 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/wiki/src/doc/advanced_topics/virtualization/virtualbox.mdwn b/wiki/src/doc/advanced_topics/virtualization/virtualbox.mdwn
index 3d00b8e..a2bae8f 100644
--- a/wiki/src/doc/advanced_topics/virtualization/virtualbox.mdwn
+++ b/wiki/src/doc/advanced_topics/virtualization/virtualbox.mdwn
@@ -99,7 +99,10 @@ To configure the virtual machine to start from an ISO image:
1. Choose <span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">Machine</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">Settings...</span></span>.
- 1. Select **Storage** in left pane.
+ 1. Select **System** in the left pane.
+ 1. In the **Extended Features** section of the **Motherboard** tab, make
+ sure that **Enable I/O APIC** is enabled.
+ 1. Select **Storage** in the left pane.
1. Select **Empty** below **Contoller IDE** in the **Storage Tree**
selection list in the right pane.
1. Click on the **CD** icon on the right of the window and select
diff --git a/wiki/src/news/version_2.9.mdwn b/wiki/src/news/version_2.9.mdwn
index 82c6cd2..4c54455 100644
--- a/wiki/src/news/version_2.9.mdwn
+++ b/wiki/src/news/version_2.9.mdwn
@@ -29,6 +29,9 @@ upgrade as soon as possible.
- Fix Tails not starting in *VirtualBox* by upgrading the *Guest Additions*
to version 5.1.8. ([[!tails_ticket 11965]])
+ - Document that [[**I/O APIC** is required to start Tails in
+ *VirtualBox*|support/known_issues#vb-apic]].
+
- Remove the error when starting *Videos* that appeared in Tails 2.7 by
fixing the *AppArmor* profile of *Totem*. ([[!tails_ticket 11984]])
diff --git a/wiki/src/support/known_issues.mdwn b/wiki/src/support/known_issues.mdwn
index 0466e67..e62a9e8 100644
--- a/wiki/src/support/known_issues.mdwn
+++ b/wiki/src/support/known_issues.mdwn
@@ -566,9 +566,19 @@ security slider to High and use the search box in Tor Browser will end up after
a redirection from disconnect.me on a page on duckduckgo.com asking them to
click on a link to see their result without JavaScript.
-Tails does not boot on Virtualbox 32 bits VM
----------------------------------------------
+<a id="vb-apic"></a>
-With the Linux 4.7 upgrade, booting Tails in a Virtualbox 32 bits VM does not
-work. This will soon be deprecated by Tails 3.0 supporting 64 bits processors
-only.
+Tails does not boot on Virtualbox 32 bits VM
+--------------------------------------------
+
+There is a [bug in Linux 4.7](https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9357253/)
+which prevents Tails from booting without I/O APIC enabled. To enable it:
+
+ 1. Select the Tails virtual machine.
+ 1. Choose <span class="menuchoice">
+ <span class="guimenu">Machine</span>&nbsp;▸
+ <span class="guimenuitem">Settings...</span></span>.
+ 1. Select **System** in the left pane.
+ 1. In the **Extended Features** section of the **Motherboard** tab, make
+ sure that **Enable I/O APIC** is enabled.
+ 1. Click **OK**.