VirtualBox

Ticket #18304 (new defect)

Opened 5 months ago

Last modified 5 months ago

VirtualBox 6.0 crashes on Ubuntu 18.10

Reported by: kipc Owned by:
Component: host support Version: VirtualBox 6.0.0
Keywords: Ubuntu 18.10 crash 6.0 Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: Linux

Description

VirtualBox 6.0 crashes immediately after launching on fresh Ubuntu 18.10 host (ASUS N551JW laptop)

$ virtualbox
Gdk-Message: 21:32:35.060: VirtualBox: Fatal IO error 2 (No such file or directory) on X server :0.

$ sudo virtualbox
Qt WARNING: QStandardPaths: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set, defaulting to '/tmp/runtime-root'
Qt WARNING: QStandardPaths: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set, defaulting to '/tmp/runtime-root'
Qt WARNING: The X11 connection broke: Maximum allowed requested length exceeded (code 4)
XIO:  fatal IO error 2 (No such file or directory) on X server ":0"
      after 612 requests (612 known processed) with 0 events remaining.

My installation process:

wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox_2016.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian $(lsb_release -cs) contrib"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-6.0 -y

Attachments

2019-01-11-20-58-57-bugreport.tgz Download (2.5 KB) - added by kipc 5 months ago.
VBoxBugReport

Change History

Changed 5 months ago by kipc

VBoxBugReport

comment:1 Changed 5 months ago by kipc

I'm not the only one having this issue:  https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=90934

comment:2 Changed 5 months ago by socratis

You don't have the same issue as the reporter on the forum thread. Different error message. Let's stick to the forums, no need to analyze the situation here...

comment:3 Changed 5 months ago by kipc

I've found the cause...

It works normally after unplugging HDMI cable connected to a TV

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