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

Huihong Luo huisinro at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 27 23:24:09 GMT 2009

thansk for the quick fixes
I verified that work well now.
yes, those two issues were caused by same bug

--- On Tue, 10/27/09, Klaus Espenlaub <Klaus.Espenlaub at Sun.COM> wrote:

From: Klaus Espenlaub <Klaus.Espenlaub at Sun.COM>
Subject: Re: [vbox-dev] split 2g vmdk seems to have some issues
To: "Klaus Espenlaub" <Klaus.Espenlaub at Sun.COM>
Cc: "Huihong Luo" <huisinro at yahoo.com>, vbox-dev at virtualbox.org
Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 5:01 AM

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.
>> (2) VDCopy(VD_VMDK_IMAGE_FLAGS_SPLIT_2G) throws VERR_OUT_OF_RANGE 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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