VirtualBox

Ticket #1043 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Opening CD/DVD-ROM settings causes read on host drives even when not selected

Reported by: fjp Owned by:
Priority: major Component: DVD
Version: VirtualBox 1.5.4 Keywords: cd
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

This is a regression relative to version 1.5.2.

Whenever I open the CD/DVD-ROM settings dialog, I get the following line in my syslog: kernel: sr0: CDROM not ready. Make sure there is a disc in the drive.

This happens even though I have it set to use an ISO image, but did not happen with version 1.5.2.

IMO VirtualBox should not poll the host drives when the current setting is to use an ISO image. That should only happen when the current setting is to use a host drive, or when the setting is changed to use a host drive.

Host system is Debian GNU/Linux unstable using the Debian virtualbox-ose package.

Cheers, Frans Pop

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to DVD

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by aeichner

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to worksforme

Works here. Please try with a newer release of VirtualBox and reopen if neccessary.

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