Ticket #11573 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

VirtualBox reverted VM after upgrade from 4.2.6 to 4.2.8

Reported by: pmmr Owned by:
Priority: critical Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.2.8 Keywords: Upgrade, Snapshot
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux



  1. Install virtualbox 4.6.2
  2. Install a clean vm and make a snapshot
  3. Add some data
  4. shutdown the machine
  5. Upgrade to virtualbox 4.6.8
  6. Start the vm and find out it has been reverted to the original snapshot

This occured while using Virtualbox 4.2.6 and upgraded to 4.2.8. The host was Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server Edition

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by frank

Not able to reproduce. Are you sure that your virtual hard disk is attached in normal mode and not, for instance in immutable mode? Please attach your .vbox settings file of that VM to this ticket.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by frank

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

Please reopen if still relevant with VBox 4.3.2 and when you can provide more information.

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