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This post is about some of the issues I had installing the latest docker toolbox and how I went about solving them to be able to finally get docker working on my windows system.
For those not familiar with docker and what it is/does, I suggest going here and reading up on it a bit.
For the record, I have a fairly standard Windows 10 laptop, which was upgraded from Windows 8.1. Gigabyte P34v2 with 16Gb of memory and a 256Gb SSD. Nothing special.
Twitter kindly informed me of a great blog post by Scott Hanselman around "Brainstorming development workflows with Docker, Kitematic, VirtualBox, Azure, ASP.NET, and Visual Studio" so I decided to follow the steps and give it a shot.
I started following the steps involved, although I initially missed the part about disabling Hyper-V. So disable Hyper-V and then reboot. If you are doing Cordova/Ionic development and using some of the emulators accompanying visual studio that require Hyper-V, this may be somewhat inconvenient for you.
Everything seemed to initially install fine. Docker installed all of its components including VirtualBox.
Next step is to double click the 'Docker Quickstart terminal' to ensure everything is installed as expected.
Problem 1: Docker virtual machine will not start.
Docker terminal starts up and begins setting up the environment (creating SSH keys etc), creating the virtual machine within VirtualBox and starting that machine. However, the virtual machine simply would not start and the docker terminal reported the error and stopped.
I loaded up KiteMatic which is the other utility application that the Docker toolbox installs to see if that could help. It has an option to delete and re-create the VM. So I went and did that, but to no avail. The VM gets deleted, recreated but will not start.
I tried uninstalling and re-installing the docker toolbox, realised the VM remains in VirtualBox, so deleted that VM manually (it was named ‘default’), then un-installed and re-installed again but unfortunately no go.
I loaded VirtualBox and tried to start the machine manually but no go. A dialog was shown with a 'Details' button which revealed the following error:
Failed to open/create the internal network 'HostInterfaceNetworking-VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter' (VERR_INTNET_FLT_IF_NOT_FOUND).
Hmm, not that informative but plonking the error code into google/bing revealed many posts of others having similar issues.
Bit short notice for a blog post but eminent WPF expert Paul Stovell will be presenting on WPF Architecture at the Sydney Architecture User Group on thursday 25th February. (Full details here)
The Sydney Architecture User Group is having its second meeting this month on Thursday, 26th November. Full details can be found on our new (but very simple) website located here ( http://thesaug.org ). You can subscribe to the monthly email and also indicate your intention to come by selecting the RSVP option (which would be really nice if you did :-) )
Ok, maybe this has already been blogged about in various places, but I am going to list my steps that were required for me to get Visual Studio 2008 to install properly under Vista.
I haven't used Liquid XML in some time and had forgotten how good value this little tool is. XML editing, instance document generation, schema validation and more, XPath query tool, all for free. The schema document visualisation is really strong too.
Warning: Rant to follow:
Here is a screen shot of the only available options screen for my audio device on Vista. It just happens to be an "Advanced" options screen. Hate to see the simplified one....
The other day, I posted about my issues with Outlook 2007 and its handling of my RSS feeds. I tried a number of things to fix it, the latest effort being to export all my feeds, delete all of them from Outlook, then re-import. Didn't work, dates were still all wrong.
I have been sick and out of action lately, and one of the things that has transpired during this period is the launch of the Readify Developer Network - RDN.