8.2 prerelease, virtualbox, and windows guests that freeze...

Eric Schuele e.schuele at computer.org
Mon Feb 7 03:24:19 UTC 2011

On 02/06/2011 21:17, Eric Schuele wrote:
> On 02/06/2011 11:35, Adam Vande More wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Eric Schuele <e.schuele at computer.org> wrote:
>>> What else could I provide that might allow someone to point me in the
>>> right direction here?
>> You can try recompiling virtualbox with debug options and see if it spits
>> out any pertinent messages.  I have no problems with Windows guests on VDI,
>> ZVOL, raw file, or raw partitions.  Vbox also logs data per VM, you can
>> check that.
> Logs might be nice.  Where would I find these.  Or are they only present
> with debug builds (which I am building now)

Ok... found the logs.  :)
Looks as if each machine has 4 log files, and that the set of files is
from the last run.  Anything in there I could post to help diagnose?

>> Another possibility is that you have mismatched versions of guest
>> additions.  If that were the problem, it would show up in the Vbox logs.
> I thought of that... even though vbox does not complain of a mismatch, I
> went ahead and removed them from a machine and added them back in from
> my FreeBSD host.  No improvement unfortunately.


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