Call for testers: VirtualBox 3.1.4 update

Bernhard Froehlich decke at
Fri Mar 12 10:21:15 UTC 2010

Grias di,

we are preparing the VirtualBox 3.1.4 update to fix the vtophys problems
with the current port on 9-CURRENT and STABLE kernels and need some
feedback for this. Many thanks to all developers and testers that helped
to track this issue down and Alexander Eichner for all the work and
fixing it.

Changelog from VirtualBox is available here:

Changes in the port:
  - VirtualBox and Guest Additions updated to 3.1.4
  - Add UNIQUENAME to fix options file clashes between the virtualbox
    ports [0]
  - Fixed vtophys problems on CURRENT and STABLE kernes newer than
    January 23th [1]
  - Fixed page double wiring issue in rtR0MemObjNativeAllocPage [2]

PR: ports/143361 [0]
Submitted by: Martin Birgmeier <martin.birgmeier AT> [0]
              Alexander Eichner <Alexander.Eichner AT Sun.COM> [1]
Thanks To: All testers on emulation@ and current@ [1]
           Giovanni Trematerra <giovanni.trematerra AT> [1]
           Ian Freislich <ianf AT> [1]
Reported by: Alan Cox <alc AT cs dot rice dot edu> [2]

How to upgrade:
  - Fetch the new ports:
    # fetch
    # tar xf virtualbox-port-r758.tar.gz

  - Build the new ports:
    # cd virtualbox-ose-kmod && make
    # cd ../virtualbox-ose && make

  - If build was ok, deinstall old port
    # pkg_delete virtualbox-\*

  - Install new ports:
    # cd ../virtualbox-ose-kmod && make install clean
    # cd ../virtualbox-ose && make install clean

For FreeBSD guests within VirtualBox please use the
emulators/virtualbox-ose-additions port from the FreeBSD ports tree.

Check the wiki page for known problems:

Please report any functionality which was working with previous versions
of VirtualBox and no longer working with 3.1.4 or any build failure.

Many thanks to the VirtualBox developers, all testers and patch submitters
and the whole vbox@ team.

Happy Testing!

- - Bernhard (decke) on behalf of the FreeBSD Vbox Team

Bernhard Fröhlich

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