vbox-4.2.6: machine is stuck in Stopping status

Rusty Nejdl rnejdl at ringofsaturn.com
Sat Jan 5 17:26:56 UTC 2013

On 2013-01-04 20:06, Yuri wrote:
> I just upgraded to 4.2.6 (from 4.2.4). Restarted Ubuntu64 that
> existed before, updated additions there, tried to shut it down and got
> it stuck in Stopping state.
> Now clicking "Close" button for this window doesn't pop the dialog
> box up asking if to send ACPI shutdown or just shut it down. This box
> showed up when machine was ok though.
> See log below. VirtualBox is in uwait state with 0% CPU consumption.
> When I killed the machine with 'kill' and restarted, it ran and shut
> down the next few times ok. So maybe this problem is only a one time
> thing after vbox upgrade.
> Yuri

For the record, I saw this with 4.2.4 so I don't think this is 
something with the new code.  I haven't seen it yet with 4.2.6 but it 
sounds like it hasn't been resolved yet.  It doesn't occur very 
frequently as you have noticed so it is hard to troubleshoot.

Rusty Nejdl

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