Ticket #1152 (closed defect: fixed)
Virtualbox Closes without warning or error when launching VM
|Reported by:||thndrchld||Owned by:|
|Version:||VirtualBox 1.5.4||Keywords:||ose vboxdrv crash|
I'm not sure what caused this, but here's the backstory:
Vbox has been installed on my machine for a couple of months. Recently, we had a power failure at the office while virtualbox was running. When the power came back on, vboxdrv had vanished. I attempted to reinstall vboxdrv.ko from the virtualbox archive, and it partially fixed the problem. However, instead of getting an error about a missing kernel driver, the vm simply closes without warning or error message, and the status of the VM shows 'Aborted'. I have check everything I can think of. I have tried removing and reinstalling Vbox, to no avail.
One thing I did notice is that when I attempted to install the vboxdrv.ko file, I accidently obtained it from the regular release of vbox, while I was running the ose version. I don't know if that would be part of the problem. I realized this and attempted to remove the vboxdrv.ko file and replace with the one from the ose archive, but I couldn't find the vboxdrv.ko file in the ose archive.
Any help would be appreciated.
I can submit any files you require. Please contact me if you need more information. My email address is thndrchld at gmail dot com (gotta keep the spam at bay, you know)