VirtualBox

Ticket #1393 (new defect)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Protocol error trying to rename directory on share (Windows host, Linux guest)

Reported by: blaukopf Owned by:
Priority: major Component: shared folders
Version: VirtualBox 1.5.6 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: other

Description

~$ sudo mount -t vboxsf -o uid=1000,gid=1000,exec workspaces /ws
~$ cd /ws
/ws$ mkdir a
/ws$ ls -ld a
drwxrwxrwx 1 blaukopf blaukopf 0 2008-04-07 19:16 a
/ws$ mv a b
mv: cannot move `a' to `b': Protocol error

Host is Windows XP, guest is Ubuntu Linux. I am able to read, write and create files and directories on the share. File renaming works, directory renaming does not.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Guest type changed from other to Linux

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to shared folders

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by bughunter2

Possibly related:  http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?p=56209

Stumbled upon the same issue/bug while building a kernel module. Simply worked around it out of laziness by a touch .tmp_versions/x.

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