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Re: [alpine-user] virtualbox installation not persistent after alpine-setup

From: Fungi4All <fungilife_at_protonmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2018 17:54:56 +0000

On August 10, 2018 12:14 AM, Ulf Volmer <u.volmer_at_u-v.de> wrote:

> On 09.08.2018 22:45, Alexander Abramidis wrote:
>
> > I have installed Alpine in Oracle Virtualbox. After that I have run
> > setup-alpine and entered the following values (among others):
> > sda; sys;
> > So partitions are created.
> > Then I entered "reboot", but all my settings got lost, also root forgot my
> > provided password. I expected Alpine to save all my settings, but it did
> > not.
>
> i guess you are still booting from the iso image.
> remove it from the VM or change the boot order.
>
> best regards
> Ulf

Or hit F12 in the start and choose hard disk, usually choice #1
If something is still not working you can boot from the live and chroot into the mounted hd partition.
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
chroot /mnt

then modify your installation




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Received on Sat Aug 11 2018 - 17:54:56 GMT