VirtualBox

Ticket #10028 (new defect)

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

Windows XP fails with !!Assertion Failed!! after enabling PAE

Reported by: maarten256 Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.1.6 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description

I'm running VirtualBox 4.1.6 r74713 on Ubuntu 11.10. Guest OS is Windows XP.

I recently enabled PAE for this Windows OS - and VirtualBox regularly crashes with an Assertion Error:

15:57:46.805 !!Assertion Failed!!
15:57:46.805 Expression: pPage && pPage->enmKind != PGMPOOLKIND_FREE 15:57:46.805 Location : /home/vbox/vbox-4.1.6/src/VBox/VMM/VMMAll/PGMAllPool.cpp(5105) PGMPOOLPAGE* pgmPoolGetPage(PPGMPOOL, RTHCPHYS)

I've looked around and found various items that refer to this similar issue (all closed for as far as I can see) - therefore I'm opening a new ticket on this.

I think this is related to me turning on PAE support - but can't confirm that for sure. I've now turned off PAE to see if this makes a difference.

Log file attached. I'd appreciate it if somebody could get me some input on what this means?

Attachments

VBox.log.error_20111215 Download (257.6 KB) - added by maarten256 2 years ago.

Change History

Changed 2 years ago by maarten256

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by maarten256

For completeness sake:

Content of /proc/cpuinfo for the host machine:

processor : 0 vendor_id : AuthenticAMD cpu family : 6 model : 10 model name : AMD Athlon(tm) XP 3200+ stepping : 0 cpu MHz : 2200.000 cache size : 512 KB fdiv_bug : no hlt_bug : no f00f_bug : no coma_bug : no fpu : yes fpu_exception : yes cpuid level : 1 wp : yes flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse syscall mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow up bogomips : 4426.14 clflush size : 32 cache_alignment : 32 address sizes : 34 bits physical, 32 bits virtual power management: ts

Note PAE shown in the "flags" section.

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