Ticket #1257 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

VBoxSDL segfaults during startup, slow ssh connections

Reported by: chris Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.5.6 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other


Dear VirtualBox team. It seems, that somehow I'm attractive for segfaults. Anyway, here are the problem descriptions:

Host: openSUSE-10.3 + all Patches, Athlon64 in 32-bit mode, kernel-default-, glibc-2.6.1

Guest: WindowsXP SP2 + all patches, German, guest-additions-1.5.6 installed

Binary: VirtualBox-1.5.6_28266_openSUSE103-1.i586.rpm

SGID-vboxusers: VBoxSDL is started with SGID-vboxusers wrapper

Problem-1: If I call VBoxSDL over an ssh-forwarded (-X and -Y tested) and rather slow TDSL-cable connection (2 MBit), it segfaults always:

my-laptop@home -> ssh -> computer@uni -> VBoxSDL ==> segfault

I admit, that this is much to slow to work with. But I was just curious. If I call VBoxSDL from the same computer over a fast ssh-connection, I do not get any segfaults:

my-laptop@uni -> ssh -> computer@uni -> VBoxSDL ==> NO-segfault

Core dumps and segfaults of three VBoxSDL calls:

Problem-2: I had once and only once a direct VBoxSDL core dump, e.g. started without ssh from a terminal window. Here is the core-dump (unfortunately without log):

Maybe the problems are connected.

Many thanks for your help and your good work.

Best regards

Change History

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by frank

Please could you check if the recent version 1.6.2 works? If not, please could you provide another core dump for 1.6.2?

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by frank

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

Please reopen if the problem still persists. There was a bugfix in version 1.6.4 which could solve this problem.

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