[vbox-dev] attach CD/DVD aborts the guest

Klaus Espenlaub klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Thu Mar 7 05:52:11 PST 2013

On 07.03.2013 00:38, Perry Halbert wrote:
> Still can't locate it. All I know for sure is that it is a segfault.
> Core was generated by `/opt/VirtualBox/VirtualBox -startvm Debian-SID'.
> Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
> #0 0x00007fb07dbf3e84 in ?? ()
> Core was generated by `/opt/VirtualBox/VirtualBox -startvm Mint-14'.
> Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
> #0 0x00007f3ba1546e84 in ?? ()
> It happens the second I click on select CD in the device menu.
> I must admit that I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer with core
> dumps. The dump is 7MB tar'ed (217.5MB) each.
> I can send it to you if you like.

The core won't help me much since you're running your own builds, and I 
wouldn't have the matching debug info.

Did you install the ...-dbg package? Then you should get much more out 
of gdb than just some hex values.

> On 03/04/2013 09:02 AM, Klaus Espenlaub wrote:
>> On 03.03.2013 19:01, Perry Halbert wrote:
>>> I seem to have an issue that I can't put my finger on. With the latest
>>> builds from SVN r44872&  r44885 if I try to select a CD/DVD image to the
>>> "running" guest the guest immediately aborts. I can remove an already
>>> attached CD/DVD image with no issues. I can't seem to find the trigger
>>> that is causing this issue. Anyway I thought you should know.
>> How about enabling core dumps and looking where it crashes? I tried a
>> few CD unmount/mount combinations, and couldn't trigger any problems,
>> neither in VBoxSVC nor in the GUI.
>> Klaus
>>> Linux host guest does not matter.

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