VirtualBox 4.2.14 unusable

Greg Rivers gcr+freebsd-ports at
Tue Jul 9 00:04:50 UTC 2013

On Mon, 8 Jul 2013, Jimmy Kelley wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 6, 2013 at 10:40 AM, David Demelier <demelier.david at>wrote:
>>> Hey guys,
>>> Are you expecting the same behavior than me on VirtualBox 4.2.14?
>>> I just can't create a new virtual machine :-),
>> Fix for this was done three days ago
>> r321665<>.
>> Port is now at  4.2.14_1.
>> Does it still fail for you?
> I'm seeing the same thing, 10-CURRENT r252987, with r322456 of 
> virtualbox-ose (4.2.16). The "Memory size" dialog, when trying to create 
> a new virtual machine, shows 0MB for the max, the slider cannot be moved 
> and the text box accepts input but appears to be ignored.

I see this same problem on 9-STABLE r252890 i386.  On this same system I 
also see this[1] dbus error when attempting to choose a file to import, 
yet there's every indication that dbus is working.

Another system running 9-STABLE amd64 does not have any problems.

Both systems are running virtualbox-ose-4.2.16 built from ports (under 


Greg Rivers

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