[vbox-dev] split 2g vmdk seems to have some issues

Klaus Espenlaub Klaus.Espenlaub at Sun.COM
Tue Oct 27 12:01:03 GMT 2009

Klaus Espenlaub wrote:
> Huihong Luo wrote:
>> for example
>> (1) create a 40G disk as split2G, then attach to a xp guest vm, it 
>> won't format
> Confirmed. Investigating the reason for the incorrect reporting of 
> VERR_OUT_OF_RANGE for perfectly valid sector numbers.
>> sometimes
> This is certainly caused by the same issue. However I don't see any 
> reason why this should be "sometimes", as the out of range check is 
> against data which isn't supposed to change after an image is created.

As suspected, there was just one bug which caused the misbehavior.

Fixed in the OSE repository, and will be fixed as well in VirtualBox 3.0.10.


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