VirtualBox 4.2.6 and VBoxHeadless VNC

Larry Rosenman ler at
Wed Jan 9 20:07:03 UTC 2013

On 2013-01-09 14:05, Shawn Webb wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 2:52 PM, Larry Rosenman <ler at> 
> wrote:
>> -e VRDEproperty VNCPassword=<whatever>
>  That works. Thanks! Another question. After pausing the VM by
> calling `VBoxManage controlvm [VM name here] savestate` I now can't
> resume execution by calling `VBoxHeadless -s [VM name here] [more
> arguments here for VNC]`. What would be the proper way to resume
> execution of a VM after its been paused via savestate?
> The error I'm getting is this:
> VBoxManage: error: Cannot resume the machine as it is not paused
> (machine state: Saved)
> VBoxManage: error: Details: code VBOX_E_INVALID_VM_STATE
> (0x80bb0002), component Console, interface IConsole, callee
> nsISupports
> VBoxManage: error: Context: "Resume()" at line 120 of file
> VBoxManageControlVM.cpp
> Thanks,
> Shawn
I haven't solved that one yet :(

I also am having issues with a 2 vCPU FBSD10 VM not keeping time worth 
a flip....

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