[vbox-dev] Linux-4.12-rc1 and rc2 not working as vbox guest ?

Michael Thayer michael.thayer at oracle.com
Wed May 24 16:13:19 UTC 2017

24.05.2017 16:02, Michael Thayer wrote:
> 24.05.2017 15:16, Hans de Goede wrote:
> [...]
>> I cannot get a Fedora 26 guest to boot with either distro-provided or
>> self-built 4.12-rc# kernels, the distro-provided 4.11 kernel works fine.
>> After selecting a 4.12# kernel in the grub menu the vm shows an empty
>> text screen with a cursor in the top left corner and then just hangs.
>> Anyone know how to fix this ? This is with VirtualBox 5.1.22 on a Fedora
>> host.
> Hello Hans,
> Downloading F26 alpha now to take a look.  Did you try a serial console
> redirected to a host file to get early boot messages?
> And I am back at work now and hope look at your patches soon!

Just tried 4.12-rc1 from Rawhide (is that right?)  It boots fine here, 
Ubuntu 17.04 host.  Could it be something in your virtual machine 
configuration or your host?  A log file for the machine might tell us more.

Michael Thayer | VirtualBox engineer
ORACLE Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG | Werkstr. 24 | D-71384 Weinstadt

ORACLE Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG
Hauptverwaltung: Riesstraße 25, D-80992 München
Registergericht: Amtsgericht München, HRA 95603

Komplementärin: ORACLE Deutschland Verwaltung B.V.
Hertogswetering 163/167, 3543 AS Utrecht, Niederlande Handelsregister 
der Handelskammer Midden-Nederland, Nr. 30143697
Geschäftsführer: Alexander van der Ven, Jan Schultheiss, Val Maher

More information about the vbox-dev mailing list