Virtualbox 4.1.8 vboxdrv instantly panics on 8-stable i386
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Feb 22 14:54:44 UTC 2012
On Wed, 22 Feb 2012, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 02/22/2012 01:20, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 22/02/2012 05:40 Doug Barton said the following:
>>> On 02/21/2012 15:51, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>>>> Could you please substitute the attached patch file for the corresponding file
>>>> in the port and re-test the port?
>>> Good news, the kernel didn't panic. Bad news:
>>> supdrvGipCreate: failed to allocate the GIP page. rc=-8
>>> vboxdrv: supdrvInitDevExt failed, rc=-8
>>> module_register_init: MOD_LOAD (vboxdrv, 0xc66f33e0, 0) error 12
>> Yeah, I kind of expected something like this, because the original panic was in
>> a memory allocation failure path.
>> As to why the memory allocation fails I have no immediate insights. Maybe you
>> genuinely don't have enough contiguous pages below 4GB boundary...
> It's i386, no PAE, so you could be on to something. I do have more than
> 4G in the box though:
> real memory = 6442450944 (6144 MB)
> avail memory = 3148255232 (3002 MB)
Same error here on i386 with only 2G memory.
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