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

Perry Halbert phalbert at cox.net
Thu Mar 7 06:22:34 PST 2013

OK.  It's more of a heads up any way because usually when I see these 
issues there is a gremlin lurking somewhere.

If I locate it I will send along the cause.

On 03/07/2013 07:52 AM, Klaus Espenlaub wrote:
> 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.
> Klaus
>> 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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