Ticket #1198 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

VM fails to start due to erroneous lack of memory

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


I created a VM and tried to boot it after creating a vdi for it and hooking it up to an Ubuntu 7.10 server installation iso. Initially I got an error about failing to load the clipboard sharing stuff, so I disabled that as per aeichner's suggestion on IRC. I then got an error saying this: VBox status code: -8 (VERR_NO_MEMORY).

The whole log is at

The VM is supposed to claim 256MB, the host machine has 4GB of RAM with about 700MB free right now. This is version 1.5.51 running on Mac OS X 10.5.2.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by frank

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

Please retry with 1.6.0 for Mac and reopen if necessary.

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