VirtualBox

Ticket #1658 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Failure to start Virtual Box 1.6.0 OS X x86

Reported by: markb Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.6.0 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Mac OS X

Description (last modified by frank) (diff)

I see the following error dialog after starting VirtualBox in Applications:

Failed to initialize COM or find the VirtualBox COM server.
Most likely, the VirtualBox server is not running or failed
to start. The application will now terminate. Callee RC: 0x80004005

I am running the kernel: Darwin marksmac 9.3.0 Darwin Kernel

Version 9.3.0: Fri May 23 00:49:16 PDT 2008; root:xnu-1228.5.18~1/RELEASE_I386 i386

Mach Virtual Memory Statistics: (page size of 4096 bytes)
Pages free: 670618.
Pages active: 186384.
Pages inactive: 8608.
Pages wired down: 180097.
"Translation faults": 5854431.
Pages copy-on-write: 109653.
Pages zero filled: 2666166.
Pages reactivated: 0.
Pageins: 47839.
Pageouts: 0.
Object cache: 12744 hits of 173177 lookups (7% hit rate)

Jun 1 11:42:38 marksmac SystemStarter[204]: "/Library/StartupItems" failed sanity check: path was created after boot up
Jun 1 11:42:43 marksmac kernel[0]: supdrvGipInit: pGip=0x5ad70000 HCPhys=5f772000 u64NanoTS=3748956035598 uUpdateHz=100
Jun 1 11:42:43 marksmac kernel[0]: VBoxDrv: Successfully started. (major=18)

I am running as an Admin user on a MacBook

I do not see any other logs associated with VirtualBox on my machine. Does anyone have any ideas? Let me know if you need anymore information.

I reinstalled the application several times.

Attachments

virtualbox_err.jpeg.jpg Download (35.5 KB) - added by markb 6 years ago.
Error dialog

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by markb

Error dialog

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by nutznboltz

Apple's user license agreements forbid the use of Mac OS X (but not Darwin as that is Open Source) on non-Apple hardware.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by michael

markb: have you tried reinstalling VirtualBox (just the application, without deleting your virtual machines) as per  http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/User_FAQ ?

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by markb

Nutznbolts: I am running Mac OS X Leopard on a MacBook.

Michael: I've re-installed the package many times.

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Host type changed from other to Mac OS X

comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by frank

Any change with the latest version 2.0.4?

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by frank

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

No response, closing.

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