[vbox-dev] Samba Shares

Louis King Jr inlieuoflou at gmail.com
Thu Jun 20 19:31:19 GMT 2013

Thank You Klaus. As it turns out it may be an issue with various versions
of OSX. I did some searching and found a few different issues people had
with Samba and Macs. Not this specific one but after seeing a number of
problems, it may very well be a Mac issue.

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Klaus Espenlaub <klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
> wrote:

> 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.
> Klaus
> 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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