VirtualBox

Ticket #10746 (new defect)

Opened 21 months ago

Last modified 21 months ago

Saving-error when 2 VMs running

Reported by: SL_1 Owned by:
Priority: major Component: VM control
Version: VirtualBox 4.1.18 Keywords: close with saving VM state
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Windows

Description

If I have 2 VMs running - one in paused mode, the other one not - I can't save both VMs (close and save state) without having one crashing! When I try to save one of the VM the saving process goes until 99% and stops. I have to kill the VM process to going ahead with my work.

All systems (host, both guests) are WinXP 32: host: XP 5.1 Build 2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr guest1: XP 5.1 Build 2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr; guest addition 4.1.4 guest2: XP 5.1 Build 2600.xpsp; guest addition 4.0.6

Attachments

VBox.log.3 Download (77.8 KB) - added by SL_1 21 months ago.
hope this is the right one

Change History

comment:1 Changed 21 months ago by frank

Could you attach the VBox.log file of both VMs when one crashed?

Changed 21 months ago by SL_1

hope this is the right one

comment:2 Changed 21 months ago by SL_1

I dont know which log to add from the other VM. All logs look pretty the same. Sorry.

comment:3 Changed 21 months ago by frank

I also would like to see the VBox.log file of the other VM. You said that you have two VMs running. The log file you attached seems to be from a VM which did not crash.

comment:4 Changed 21 months ago by frank

We also need a way to reproduce your problem because saving both VMs when there are two active VMs (even if one is paused) works very well here.

comment:5 Changed 21 months ago by SL_1

Hej Frank.

You arent German, are you? It would be easier for me to discuss in german if possible.

Back to topic: Where can I see which log is the right one without reproducing the crash? At the moment I wont do that, will see at the WE.

And the logs I have found look pretty the same! Actually I thought the attached log would be the one of the crash because of the error messages at the end.

comment:6 Changed 21 months ago by frank

How did you know that :) Better let's continue in English because other users / developers will read these comments as well.

One hint is the time stamp of the log files, another hint are the lines Log opened 2012-07-10... where the exact time is logged when the VM was started.

If one VM crashes I would expect that the VM would not contain the line Changing the VM state from 'POWERING_OFF' to 'OFF'.

If you don't find the right log files (maybe they are already rotated because by default only the last 4 log files are kept) then rather try to reproduce it when you are able to.

Thank you!

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