[vbox-dev] Custom front-end using non-OSE SDK

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Mon Oct 26 08:07:28 GMT 2009


On Sunday 25 October 2009, Brad Robinson wrote:
> I'm wondering if anyone has successfully built a custom front end using the
> SDK for the non-OSE VirtualBox.  I've managed to get something that mostly
> works by following the code from the OSE VBoxHeadless, but I'm getting two
> problems:
> * When connecting to the VM via remote desktop the client screen appears
> blank (though keyboard input works).
> * After powering off or save stating the machine, the log file seems to
> stay open giving a sharing violation.  I've double checked my shutdown code
> and pretty sure it's right - I've unregistered all callback interfaces,
> called Close on ISession and released all interface pointers.
> (NB: I'm running the VM directly from my process, not opening a remote
> session)
> Sorry for double posting the similar question as to the forum - I'm stumped
> on this and would really like to get it working.   Is there a better place
> to post questions for the non-OSE SDK?

this mailing list is the correct place for asking such questions.
From your description I don't see the problem. You should attach your
code (compress please). Also make sure that the version of the SDK and
the VirtualBox version match.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert

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