Stop failed optional feature from being attempted continuously


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Hi folks
I tried to install openssh-server from the extra optional features -- it failed but Windows regularly tries to install again and keeps reporting failure --is there any way to disable a failed request from continuing to install without stopping all further updates. (Not particularly specific to W11 though I suspect).

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I'm going to ask this here as you two are probably the best to ask - Do you know if the WSL version in Windows 11 is WSL or WSL2?
 

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Just installed - checking.
 

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Agreed WSL2 works .

Although I haven't done any real testing as I'm on a VM. Really this needs to be on "Real Hardware" otherwise you need to ensure HYPER-V services available and that means if already in a VM you enable "Nested VM" facilities.

I'll be "test driving" that stuff over the weekend on a physical machine.

@johnlgalt Have you tried this yet in a VM - as I said you need to enable "Nested VM" facilities. Just curious as to whether you've tried it that way and whether it it works -- not worried about performance at this stage - I'll have a go on a Real machine over the weekend.

For Linux Hosts and nested VM's

(if Intel CPU change amd to intel in the command)

Screenshot_20210618_211652.png

Nested VM's don't always have to have hideous performance BTW.

Not sure what you need to do on Windows under HYPER-V to allow Nested VM's though - must be something similar.

Cheers

jimbo
 
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