[vbox-dev] [Patch] User Manual, ch. 9.30 Configuring the heartbeat service

Kalogrianitis Socratis socratisk at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 07:55:55 GMT 2017

The commands for changing the heartbeat options seem to be mistaken.
Source: https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=83302

Index: doc/manual/en_US/user_AdvancedTopics.xml
--- doc/manual/en_US/user_AdvancedTopics.xml	(revision 67178)
+++ doc/manual/en_US/user_AdvancedTopics.xml	(working copy)
@@ -3789,7 +3789,7 @@
       is, the heartbeat service of the VirtualBox Guest Additions will send a heartbeat
       ping every two seconds. The value in nanoseconds can be configured like this:
-    <screen>VBoxManage controlvm "VM name" VBoxInternal/Devices/VMMDev/0/Config/HeartbeatInterval 2000000000</screen>
+    <screen>VBoxManage setextradata "VM name" VBoxInternal/Devices/VMMDev/0/Config/HeartbeatInterval 2000000000</screen>
       The <emphasis>heartbeat timeout</emphasis> defines the time the host waits
       starting from the last heartbeat ping before it defines the guest as unresponsive.
@@ -3797,7 +3797,7 @@
       as following (in nanoseconds):
-    <screen>VBoxManage controlvm "VM name" VBoxInternal/Devices/VMMDev/0/Config/HeartbeatTimeout 4000000000</screen>
+    <screen>VBoxManage setextradata "VM name" VBoxInternal/Devices/VMMDev/0/Config/HeartbeatTimeout 4000000000</screen>
       If the heartbeat timeout expires, there will be a log message like

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