VirtualBox

Ticket #12290 (closed enhancement: wontfix)

Opened 5 months ago

Last modified 5 months ago

Should be an option to enable IRQ Delay in GUI (Mainly for W2000 Guests)

Reported by: ada101 Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: GUI
Version: Keywords: IRQ Delay Windows 2000 GUI
Cc: Guest type: all
Host type: all

Description

I always have to look at the VirtualBox User Manual and find the command to enable IRQDelay if I want to install a Windows 2000 Guest. I think that it would be easier on everyone/more professional for everyone who uses the GUI to have an option in the GUI.

I thought up a solution: a drop-down box which has the options "0 ms (default)", "1 ms", "2 ms", "3 ms", "4 ms" and "5 ms" on the right hand pane of the storage selection in the options. I also made a small concept art so that you get my gist (check attached.) (Of course the "solution" is just a suggestion. I see the above as the best way to have this work)

I don't think this can be too hard to implement and I would love to see a GUI way to enable this avaliable. Thank You.

Attachments

IRQ Mod.png Download (4.0 KB) - added by ada101 5 months ago.
Concept art

Change History

Changed 5 months ago by ada101

Concept art

comment:1 Changed 5 months ago by frank

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

Windows 2000 guests are only rarely used these times. And the IRQDelay option is a workaround in VirtualBox for a problem in Windows 2000.

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