VirtualBox

Ticket #11064 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 18 months ago

Last modified 18 months ago

VBoxManage storagectl rejects --sataideemulation1 => Fixed in SVN

Reported by: Godji Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.2.0 Keywords: VBoxManage sataideemulation
Cc: Guest type: all
Host type: all

Description

When configuring a storage controller via VBoxManage storagectl, the command rejects the --sataideemulation<1-4> parameter which it claims to accept:

$ VBoxManage createvm --name W8 --ostype Windows8_64 --register
Virtual machine 'W8' is created and registered.
UUID: 715d301b-a542-458d-b871-fedef7060987
Settings file: '/tmp/W8/W8.vbox'
$ VBoxManage storagectl W8 --name 'SATA Controller' --add sata --sataideemulation1 1
Oracle VM VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 4.2.0
(C) 2005-2012 Oracle Corporation
All rights reserved.

Usage:

VBoxManage storagectl       <uuid|vmname>
                            --name <name>
                            [--add ide|sata|scsi|floppy|sas]
                            [--controller LSILogic|LSILogicSAS|BusLogic|
                                          IntelAHCI|PIIX3|PIIX4|ICH6|I82078]
                            [--sataideemulation<1-4> <1-30>]
                            [--sataportcount <1-30>]
                            [--hostiocache on|off]
                            [--bootable on|off]
                            [--remove]

VBoxManage: error: Unknown option: --sataideemulation1

The same problem happens with --sataideemulation2, etc. The bug exists on both Linux and Windows hosts.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 18 months ago by frank

  • Summary changed from VBoxManage storagectl rejects --sataideemulation1 to VBoxManage storagectl rejects --sataideemulation1 => Fixed in SVN

Thanks for the report. Actually the IDE-on-SATA emulation was removed with VBox 4.2, so this option does indeed not exist anymore. The next maintenance release will contain fixed docs.

comment:2 Changed 18 months ago by frank

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

Fixed in 4.2.2.

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