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More than anything, I'm just curious to know if this is even possible, since Plan 9 isn't in the list of GuestOSes on the VirtualBox website.

However, if someone out there has got it working, my specific question: Whenever I try to boot Plan9, either as a live cd or to install inside of VirtualBox, once the GUI loads all I get is a screen of garbage. I think I've tried just about every graphics driver combination at startup - specifically, even 640x480x8 in VESA mode didn't work.

Any suggestions as to how I can load it?

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Definitely possible:

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Although it requires a lot of tweaking apparently. From what I've read, it seems to be much more cooperative in QEMU.

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