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My laptop does not have hardware virtualization(no Intel VT-X flag in BIOS). So, I cannot use the Cloudera Image for Hadoop in VirtualBox as it is 64-bit.

Reference: https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/SUPPORT/Cloudera%27s+Hadoop+Demo+VM+for+CDH4

  • Is there a 32 bit image I can use?
  • If not, is there a simple way for installing CDH 4.1 on ubuntu 12.10? I can try 12.04 also as it is the last ubuntu version supported.

I am trying with https://ccp.cloudera.com/display/CDH4DOC/CDH4+Installation but I get some errors and hence would prefer a simpler alternative.


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i am facing the same issue..any luck? –  Tariq Nov 9 '12 at 11:31
nope. trying manual install –  RAbraham Nov 9 '12 at 18:18
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On some laptops (e.g. Lenovo Thinkpad T530), you should be able to enter the BIOS, navigate to the Security menu, and do the following:

  1. Select "Memory" and change "Trusted Execution" from 'Enabled' to 'Disabled' (because 'Enabled' is preventing non-trusted VMs from running)
  2. Select "Virtualization" and change the two settings there from 'Disabled' to 'Enabled' (such as the VT-x setting).
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Got it working.. go to your BIOS and check the virtualization.. power drain your laptop or remove the power chord if it's a desktop.. restart the machine and you are good to go

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My BIOS does not have the virtualization flag to check –  RAbraham Nov 19 '12 at 22:58
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