[vbox-dev] Latest build r52576

Perry Halbert phalbert at cox.net
Mon Sep 8 13:37:23 UTC 2014


Good day Mikhail,

Yes the issue seems to be resolved now.  I see the fix too and would 
have never found it on my own.

Thanks,

Perry

On 09/08/2014 07:06 AM, Mikhail Sennikovsky wrote:
> Hi Perry,
>
> Your issue should be hopefully fixed now.
> Could you give a try to the latest OSE to see if it is solved for you 
> please?
>
> Thanks,
> Mikhail
>
> On Sep 5, 2014, at 10:04 AM, Mikhail Sennikovsky 
> <mikhail.sennikovsky at oracle.com 
> <mailto:mikhail.sennikovsky at oracle.com>> wrote:
>
>> Hi Perry,
>>
>> So it appears to be a 3D host-side issue. I will try to reproduce it 
>> locally, and will let you know how it goes.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Mikhail
>>
>> On Sep 5, 2014, at 5:22 AM, Perry Halbert <phalbert at cox.net 
>> <mailto:phalbert at cox.net>> wrote:
>>
>>> I am thinking that this is host side code issue.  I have tried with 
>>> several different guest addition versions going back about two 
>>> months and it does not change the effect.  Windows guests don't seem 
>>> to be effected only Linux (X11)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Host is a derivative of Debian with all kinds of personal code and 
>>> using nVidia 331 drivers. That said it should be the same on an 
>>> Ubuntu 14.04 or Mint 17 host. 3D enabled.  Disabling 3D in the 
>>> settings which reverts to software rendering and the resize works as 
>>> it should, but that is not acceptable as you well know. Processor 
>>> goes nuts!
>>>
>>>
>>> Perry
>>>
>>>
>>> On 09/04/2014 03:36 PM, Perry Halbert wrote:
>>>> When it rains it pours,
>>>>
>>>> Today Mint-17 started flaking out.  Resize does not actually go 
>>>> black, but it does corrupt the screen.  The bottom bar moves up 
>>>> about 1/5 of the way from the bottom. Mouse integration is still 
>>>> active and if you can determine where to put it you can click to 
>>>> shut the guest down.  But when it starts again the previous size 
>>>> (one before you resize) is shown again link it did not save the 
>>>> pointers in the vbox file.
>>>>
>>>> Perry
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 09/04/2014 03:20 PM, Perry Halbert wrote:
>>>>> Good day Michael,
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes it happens when I try to click-drag the window.  It will go 
>>>>> black and can not recover (Unity or cinnamon).  I have to cold 
>>>>> boot to get back to a screen.  Also the guest is really sluggish 
>>>>> (even my typing outruns the terminal and I can't type more than 80 
>>>>> wpm), like it was running in software rendering but it states that 
>>>>> chromium and humper are in fact being used.
>>>>>
>>>>> I had not had a need to run the logs in a long time so I guest the 
>>>>> sed that dkms entered could have been there for some time but it 
>>>>> was the first time I had seen it.  I also looked over the xorg log 
>>>>> and did not find anything that stood out as an warning/error.  It 
>>>>> all looks good but just does not work properly at all.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Perry
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 09/04/2014 03:05 PM, Michael Thayer wrote:
>>>>>> Hello Perry,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 04.09.2014 02:29, Perry Halbert wrote:
>>>>>>> Guest = Ubuntu 14.10 X64
>>>>>>> Guest additions build and do not show install error in terminal 
>>>>>>> but the
>>>>>>> video does not work properly at all. Resize causes a black 
>>>>>>> screen and
>>>>>>> can not be forced to return.  I noticed something in the install 
>>>>>>> log
>>>>>>> that I can't seem to correct.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> vboxvideo.ko:
>>>>>>> Running module version sanity check.
>>>>>>>   - Original module
>>>>>>>     - No original module exists within this kernel
>>>>>>>   - Installation
>>>>>>>     - Installing to /lib/modules/3.16.0-12-generic/updates/dkms/
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> *sed: -e expression #1, char 6: unknown command: `m'*
>>>>>>> depmod....
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Any suggestions?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regarding the sed issue, see here:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dkms/+bug/1358373
>>>>>> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=758485
>>>>>> https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/13097
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I don't think that is related to your problem though.  Do I 
>>>>>> understand correctly that everything works find until you first 
>>>>>> resize the guest window?  For the record I am working on that 
>>>>>> code just now.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Michael
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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