[vbox-dev] SVN and Multiple CPUs

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Mon May 25 06:17:48 PDT 2009

On Monday 25 May 2009, Antonio Augusto (Mancha) wrote:
> Yesterday I update my SVN tree and build it on Debian Lenny.
> I was surprised to see a revamp on the configuration GUI and the
> option to run the VM with more than one CPU.
> I tried it on my system (dual core AMD 64) running a backtrack live
> image configured as Linux 2.6.
> The time the machine booted up my laptop started beeping like I've
> never heard before. It had hanged and I could only turn it off with
> the power button.
> So, this brings on my question: is v-SMP up to Alpha/Beta status and I
> had a bad lucky running it or it is still broken beyond any usage?

Remember: This is a subversion repository containing the latest
development changes of VBox. Thinks can break and sometime thinks
_will_ break.

> On a side note: "/etc/init.d/vboxdrv start" complains it couldn't load
> vboxnetadp and tells me to look at dmesg, but it seens the module was
> not build.
> I didn't bother looking at the log but I might take a look if its
> failing to build it for some reason.

How did you build the kernel modules?

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert    Sun Microsystems, Inc.    www.sun.com
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