VirtualBox

Ticket #14350 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

The --setuuid switch of `vboxmanage storageattach` is broken in vbox 5 => Fixed in SVN

Reported by: martyone Owned by:
Component: virtual disk Version: VirtualBox 5.0.0
Keywords: storage uuid Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: other

Description

When passed an empty argument, it sets a null uuid instead of a random one, making the disk image unusable.

$ vboxmanage storageattach MyVM --storagectl SATA --port 1 --medium \

~/VirtualBox\ VMs/MyVM/MyVM.vdi --type hdd --setuuid ""

Note: vboxmanage internalcommands sethduuid works well; as a workaround the two commands can be combined, omitting the --setuuid switch of storageattach.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by frank

  • Summary changed from The --setuuid switch of `vboxmanage storageattach` is broken in vbox 5 to The --setuuid switch of `vboxmanage storageattach` is broken in vbox 5 => Fixed in SVN

Thanks for the report! The fix will be part of the first 5.0.x maintenance release.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by frank

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