[vbox-dev] Latest from SVN

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Tue Apr 30 07:38:09 PDT 2013

Hi Perry,

On Tuesday 30 April 2013 04:23:14 Perry Halbert wrote:
> r45822
> Guest was working with ICH9 chipset and HPET on.
> Since building to the latest this causes an error that say this should
> never happen.  Well guess what?  It just did!
> "PDM: Failed to construct 'hpet'/0! VERR_INTERNAL_ERROR (-225) -
> Internal error - this should never happen."
> Just turning off HPET however did not allow the guest to start. I had to
> switch back to PIIX3 chipset as well.
> Several VirtualBox processes were created as well, different PID but all
> for the same guest (only one guest started). These as well as the VBox
> service had to be stopped before it would clear the condition.

thanks for the report! The HPET problem should be fixed by r45839.

Kind regards,

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