[vbox-dev] virtualbox (no video or audio reproduction) (regression since 5.1.28)

Gianfranco Costamagna locutusofborg at debian.org
Thu Oct 5 11:14:06 UTC 2017

control: found -1 5.1.28-dfsg-1

On Sun, 01 Oct 2017 11:20:09 +0200 ermac god <ermac.god at gmail.com> wrote:
> Package: virtualbox
> Version: 5.1.28-dfsg-1~bpo9+1 (and the original oracle package)
> After upgrade from virtualbox version 5.1.26 to 5.1.28 on the guest os (debian 9 x64) the video/audio reproduction with mplayer, vlc, firefox htlm 5 ecc no video reproduction.
> After several attempts find the problem is located on the audio settings, in fact on the oracle site change logs read:
> VirtualBox 5.1.28 (released 2017-09-13)
> [...]
> Audio: fixed accidental crashes when using the AC'97 sound emulation (bug #16959)
> Audio: fixed crash when default input or output devices have changed (bugs #16968, #16969, #17004)
> Audio: fixed recording when using the ALSA backend
> Audio: fixed handle leak when using the OSS backend 
> [...]
> in fact if change the audio guest controller from "ICH AC47" to "intel hd audio" or "sound blaster 16" the video reproduction is ok but no audio output. 
> Same problem with original virtualbox release by oracle.
> The host system:
> OS: debian 9 x64 with kde and without pulseaudio (virtualbox hostaudio ALSA Audio Driver)
> CPU: i7_920 with all virtualized option active
> VIDEO: Radeon HD 5850 (audio hdmi disabled)
> AUDIO: Creative Labs EMU20k2

I'm adding vbox-dev mail list in the loop, since this seems to be an upstream issue



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