VirtualBox

Ticket #10189 (new defect)

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 6 months ago

VirtualBoxVM hangs when choosing a CD/DVD device

Reported by: Mac Lake Owned by:
Priority: major Component: DVD
Version: VirtualBox 4.1.8 Keywords: mounting, hang
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Mac OS X

Description

Hi,

whenever I try to choose a virtual CD/DVD disk file or the physical drive with Ubuntu Linux or Windows 7 as guest and Mac OS X 10.7 host, both VirtualBoxVM hangs: When the mouse pointer is over the VirualBoxVM, there’s the spinning beach ball (by Mac OS X) which is still moving, but VirtualBoxVM and thus Linux/Windows don’t react any more. I can only kill VirtualBoxVM. The same applies for “Install Guest Additions…”, which also tries to mount the corresponding ISO file.

So I can’t install the guest additions or mount any physical CD/DVD or disk image unless I choose the desired dis image or drive before I boot the VM. Of course this is very inconvenient, because I can’t change the disk without rebooting the guest system.

Guest type is at least Linux and Windows, so I leave “other” checked. Change this if you feel like.

Attachments

VBox.log Download (53.1 KB) - added by Mac Lake 2 years ago.
log file
VBoxSVC.log Download (1.5 KB) - added by giovannic 6 months ago.
log of hanging instance of virtualbox 4.3.0

Change History

Changed 2 years ago by Mac Lake

log file

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by frank

Seems that there is some bug when the VM should continue to run after the medium was changed (RESUMING => RUNNING state transition). Are you still able to reproduce this problem with VBox 4.1.14?

comment:2 Changed 21 months ago by clifford

Hi guys. Anyone else still experiencing this problem? I have the same problem on OS-X 11.4 (Lion), VirtualBox 4.1.18 and a Windows 7 VM. Last message in log is "Changing the VM state from 'SUSPENDED' to 'RESUMING'".

comment:3 Changed 6 months ago by giovannic

I am experiencing the same problem on OSX 10.8.5 running VirtualBox 4.3.0 producing the attached log.

Changed 6 months ago by giovannic

log of hanging instance of virtualbox 4.3.0

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