virtualbox

VirtualBox driver

Overview

VirtualBox is the oldest and most stable VM driver for minikube.

Requirements

Usage

Start a cluster using the virtualbox driver:

minikube start --vm-driver=virtualbox

To make virtualbox the default driver:

minikube config set vm-driver virtualbox

Special features

minikube start supports some VirtualBox specific flags:

  • --host-only-cidr: The CIDR to be used for the minikube VM (default “192.168.99.124”)
  • --no-vtx-check: Disable checking for the availability of hardware virtualization

Issues

Troubleshooting

  • Run minikube start --alsologtostderr -v=7 to debug crashes