Ticket #15706 (new defect)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

VBoxClient pidfile no copy paste on second running image.

Reported by: Edwin Owned by:
Component: guest additions/x11/graphics Version: VirtualBox 5.1.2
Keywords: VBoxClient pidfile Cc: VonTell
Guest type: Linux Host type: Windows


The VBoxClient process is making .vboxclient-*.pid files in the users home directory, to prevent from starting it more than ones. But if the users home dir is a nfs shared home dir to multiple virtualbox images the VBoxClient process will see .vboxclient-*.pid files in the users home dir and does not start the VBoxClient in the second virtualbox image. With the result that copy/past is not working on the second image.

Solution: Don't make the pid files in the users home dir, but in /var/run or elsewhere on the local machine.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by michael

  • Cc VonTell added

Adding VonTell to CC.

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