[vbox-dev] Problems with ethernet and folders shared with full access

Sander van Leeuwen sandervl at innotek.de
Mon Mar 3 19:24:45 GMT 2008

I have asked you once before not to post user questions to the 

What exactly is not clear about this? We will not answer any such 
questions from you here.

JD wrote:
> After installing winxp guest os on Fedora 7,
> I rebooted, installed the additional tools
> and rebooted.
> In the VM configuration for ethernet, I selected
> PCnet-PCI II (Am79C970a) as the ether interface.
> I abandoned setting up the bridge interface becaue
> it just would not work.
> So, I am back to NAT.
> I reboot windows, windows finds the driver and brings up
> the interface - but not fully!.
> I look at the status and I see only 8 packets received,
> whereas the number of transmitted packets is in the hundreds
> and climbing.
> On  host, Firewall is disabled. SElinux is disabled.
> On window guest, I am unable to connect to any website as
> indicated by the browser's failure  to connect.
> Also, I can ping but, beyond that, all other
> internet apps like ie and nslookup, ... etc fail.
> After ping, count of received packets goes up to 11.
> Furthermore, i can browse the folder shared via vboxsrv, but
> I cannot write to any file there, even though it is shared with
> full read/write access.
> I tried to redirect output of ipconfig /all > \\vboxsrv\dos\tmp\junk.txt
> Command returned without any errors.
> But when I isuue the cmd:
> type \\vboxsrv\dos\tmp\junk.txt
> I get nothing back.
> So I re-try the ipconfig command with redirection into 
> \\vboxsrv\dos\tmp\junk.txt
> This time (and every subsequent time) the command fails
> because ".. it is being used by another process..."
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   Sander van Leeuwen
innoTek GmbH
sandervl at innotek.de

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