[vbox-dev] virtual netcard problem

Sander van Leeuwen Sander.Vanleeuwen at Sun.COM
Thu Feb 26 00:12:32 PST 2009


You shouldn't ask such questions on a developer's list. Use the forum
instead.

tao0407 wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I want to know how I can create a virtual netcard in virtualbox of new
> version, or other way to connect the virtual system by xmanager when my PC
> is not connected to internet. Now I could not create it, just using the real
> netcard, so when the real one is not connected to any net, I can not connect
> to my virtual system by xmanager. Could you help me find some method to fix
> my problem? 
>
> Regards
> tao0407
>
>
>
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>    1. Re: reserved identifier violation (Markus Elfring)
>    2. OVF import with OSE svn r17088 (Antonio Doldo)
>    3. VirtualBox code incompatible with GPL v3 (Florian Vichot)
>    4. Re: OVF import with OSE svn r17088 (Christian P??tzsch)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 18:50:38 +0100
> From: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring at web.de>
> Subject: Re: [vbox-dev] reserved identifier violation
> To: VirtualBox developer's list <vbox-dev at virtualbox.org>
> Message-ID: <49A4336E.1010903 at web.de>
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> Knut St. Osmundsen wrote:
>   
>> I don't think that is necessary.
>>   
>>     
>
> I would prefer your kind of acceptance in this tracker item. Will the
> issue tracked by other means than a bug tracking system (or a mailing list)?
>
> Regards,
> Markus
>
>
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 00:22:25 +0100
> From: Antonio Doldo <antonio.doldo at gmail.com>
> Subject: [vbox-dev] OVF import with OSE svn r17088
> To: VirtualBox developer's list <vbox-dev at virtualbox.org>
> Message-ID: <49A48131.5010208 at gmail.com>
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> Hi all,
> just for my curiosity, i want tested the new feature relative to
> import an OVF virtual machine,
> with build r17088 of svn on debian/ubuntu.
>
> I download a LAMP appliance from
> http://virtualappliances.net/downloads/esx/
> and also convert a vmware vmx with ovftool
> (http://register.vmware.com/content/download-ovf-os.html)
>
> In both cases I receive this error:
>
> Method GetUSBController is not implemented.
> Codice d'uscita:
> NS_ERROR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED (0x80004001)
> Componente:
> Machine
> Interfaccia:
> IMachine {ea6fb7ea-1993-4642-b113-f29eb39e0df0}
>
> My questions are: The OSE version don't have a bus USB and this
> feature is only on the next PUEL release, or
> there is a mistake with my procedure?
>
> graphical snapshots are on:
> http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/7217/ovfimportwizard.png
> http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/3862/ovferror.png
>
> Sorry for my English,
> Best regards,
> Antonio
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> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 01:22:06 +0100
> From: Florian Vichot <florian.vichot at diateam.net>
> Subject: [vbox-dev] VirtualBox code incompatible with GPL v3
> To: vbox-dev at virtualbox.org
> Message-ID: <49A48F2E.8020308 at diateam.net>
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> Hi,
>
> I'm writing some test code to see how I could control VirtualBox VMs
> from the software I'm developing. So I had a look at the SDK.
>
> After fiddling with the SDK a bit, I read that it's possible to use a
> "Glue library", instead of doing raw XPCOM calls (see top comment of the
> sdk/bindings/xpcom/samples/tstVBoxAPILinux.cpp file: "However, if you
> want to write a real application, it is highly recommended to use our MS
> COM XPCOM Glue library and helper C++ classes.").
>
> I couldn't find the headers for that "Glue" library in the SDK, so I had
> a look in the VirtualBox OSE source. Apparently the files I'm looking
> for are the one in vbox/include/com/(from the SVN repo). But, my problem
> is the following: those headers are dual licensed with GPL _v2 ONLY_,
> and the CDDL v1.
>
> The software I'm developing (the one that would use and link to that
> "Glue" library) will be dual licensed too, under a proprietary license
> (very similar to VirtualBox PUEL license), and GPL _v3_.
>
> Meaning that thanks to the CDDL, the proprietary license won't be a
> problem (CDDL grants me that right, if I'm not mistaken), but GPL v3
> doesn't allow me to link to code licensed with GPL v2 ONLY (according to
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#AllCompatibility).
>
> That seems a bit absurd: I can provide binaries that use that "Glue"
> library and no source code (under my proprietary license), but I can't
> use it in the Open Source version...
>
> So my question is this: if I'm not mistaken in my analysis of licenses
> compatibility, could it be possible that Sun considers adding GPL v3 as
> an exception in the COPYING file, or relicenses the "Glue" library under
> LGPL (or anything else that is compatible with GPL v3). Since the SDK
> doesn't have a license at the moment (I already notified this to the
> staff on IRC), maybe it would be a good move to license it under the
> LGPL, and move the "Glue" library code into it.
>
> If this not the best place to ask legalese related questions, please
> point me to the right one :)
>
> Sincerely,
> Florian Vichot
>
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> Message: 4
> Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 09:11:45 +0100
> From: Christian P??tzsch <Christian.Poetzsch at Sun.COM>
> Subject: Re: [vbox-dev] OVF import with OSE svn r17088
> To: "VirtualBox developer's list" <vbox-dev at virtualbox.org>
> Message-ID: <49A4FD41.1010208 at sun.com>
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>
> Hi Antonio,
>
> first of all, USB support isn't available in the OSE version.
> The error message shouldn't come up & I will fix this in svn soon. 
> Please note that this all is work in progress. Anyway after my fix you 
> won't be able to import your appliance cause of the missing support of 
> the SCSI controller at that part of the code. We will add support for 
> this soon also. So stay tuned.
>
> Christian
>
> Antonio Doldo wrote:
>   
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>> Hi all,
>> just for my curiosity, i want tested the new feature relative to
>> import an OVF virtual machine,
>> with build r17088 of svn on debian/ubuntu.
>>
>> I download a LAMP appliance from
>> http://virtualappliances.net/downloads/esx/
>> and also convert a vmware vmx with ovftool
>> (http://register.vmware.com/content/download-ovf-os.html)
>>
>> In both cases I receive this error:
>>
>> Method GetUSBController is not implemented.
>> Codice d'uscita:
>> NS_ERROR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED (0x80004001)
>> Componente:
>> Machine
>> Interfaccia:
>> IMachine {ea6fb7ea-1993-4642-b113-f29eb39e0df0}
>>
>> My questions are: The OSE version don't have a bus USB and this
>> feature is only on the next PUEL release, or
>> there is a mistake with my procedure?
>>
>> graphical snapshots are on:
>> http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/7217/ovfimportwizard.png
>> http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/3862/ovferror.png
>>
>> Sorry for my English,
>> Best regards,
>> Antonio
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