[vbox-dev] "The number of bug reports with virtualbox loaded are truly astonishing"

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Fri Feb 24 13:09:37 PST 2012

On Friday 24 February 2012 21:25:32 Huihong Luo wrote:
> Yesterday, when I read a Linux magizine (Linux Format ?), it has this
> sentence: 
> "The number of bug reports we get from people with virtualbox loaded are
> truly astonishing.  It's GPL, but sadly that doesn't mean it's good.
> Nearly all of these bugs look like random corruption. (corrupt linked
> lists, corrupt page tables, and just plain 'weird' crashes)."
> It's from this thread:
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/10/6/317

Actually this is an old thread. I'm subscribed to their bugtracker
and have examined many of these bugs. I think that was a bit of

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert
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