Spontaneous Reboots with Virtualbox Kernel Modules

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Wed Aug 11 14:22:54 UTC 2010

In the last episode (Aug 10), Chris Maness said:
> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 03:38:03PM -0700, Chris Maness wrote:
> >> I have had two spontaneous reboots since I have began using virtualbox. 
> >> I have never had the issue before.   I just upgraded to 8.1 yesterday,
> >> so I will see if it happens again.
> >>
> >> Has anyone else had crashes/reboots running these modules?
> >
> > Yes, I've experiencing several on 8.0-RELEASE amd64. Since I was mostly
> > using it to play with other OSs, I de-installed virtualbox and haven't
> > tried it since.
> Has this behavior already been documented anywhere?

I run 3 VirtualBox vms at home on an 8.1-stable host and haven't had it
panic or reboot on me.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com

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