[vbox-dev] Windows 10 guest additions video driver problem

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Mon Jan 4 16:06:05 UTC 2016

Hey Anna,

On Tuesday 29 December 2015 12:54:01 Anna Fischer wrote:
> I run Virtualbox 5.0.10 on Gentoo Linux. I run different guest operating
> systems, one of them Windows 10 64-bit. All my guests have 5.0.10 guest
> additions installed. All guests work fine except the Windows 10 guest: when
> I suspend the system (e.g. the host OS goes into hibernation / suspend to
> RAM mode) while the VM is running, and then resume the system, it seems as
> if the guest graphics driver crashes. Initially when the VM comes back on
> the screen after resume, it seems as if the resolution is switched to a
> lower resolution, and then I get a message in the guest saying video driver
> crashed. Has anyone else ever seen this? I only seem to have the problem
> with Windows 10 as guest. All other guests still work after resume, and
> their resolution does not change.

do you see the same problem if you suspend + resume the VM? I'm asking
because basically this is the same what happens when you hibernate or
suspend your host: All VMs are suspended before the host suspends and
all VMs which were suspended before are resumed after the host resumed.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert | Software Development Director, VirtualBox
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