[vbox-dev] Samba Shares

Klaus Espenlaub klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Thu Jun 20 18:31:42 GMT 2013

Hi Louis,

VirtualBox doesn't know what the network traffic means which the guest 
produces, so it's impossible to do such cleanup tasks if the VM doesn't 
do it on its own on shutdown. It's really like an independent PC.


On 20.06.2013 15:32, Louis King Jr wrote:
> I never noticed this before because I never use Samba. I installed
> SolydX as a fuest which is based on LMDE. It had Samba enabled by
> default. So when you start the guest it shows in the Shared section of
> the Mac's Finder. The issue is, when you shutdown the guest it remains
> in the sidebar until the Mac is rebooted. Shouldn't the guest or
> VirtualBox close the share?
> OSX 10.7.5
> VirtualBox 4.2.12

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