VirtualBox

Ticket #1849 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

direct COM port connection on solaris is not working => Fixed in SVN

Reported by: ducarm1 Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: host support
Version: VirtualBox 1.6.2 Keywords: uart, com port, solaris
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Solaris

Description

when enabling COM port as Host Device on Solaris host machine in any Guest it prints out the error VERR_PDM_DRIVER_NOT_FOUND

output of:

#VBoxManage showvminfo test
VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 1.6.2
(C) 2005-2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc.
All rights reserved.

Name:            test
Guest OS:        OpenSolaris
UUID:            dae0987b-2957-4aa5-d385-d80bf105d567
Config file:     /root/.VirtualBox/Machines/test/test.xml
Memory size:     512MB
VRAM size:       8MB
Boot menu mode:  message and menu
ACPI:            on
IOAPIC:          off
PAE:             off
Time offset:     0 ms
Hardw. virt.ext: off
State:           powered off (since 2008-07-18T00:22:01.726000000)
Monitor count:   1
Floppy:          empty
SATA:            disabled
Primary master:  /root/.VirtualBox/VDI/test.vdi (UUID: 30f09791-8463-4312-3a96-ac7bbc53bb49)
DVD:             empty
NIC 1:           MAC: 00144FFFFFFE, Attachment: NAT, Cable connected: on, Trace: off (file: none), Type: Am79C973, Reported speed: 0 Mbps
NIC 2:           disabled
NIC 3:           disabled
NIC 4:           disabled
UART 1:          I/O base: 0x03f8, IRQ: 4, attached to device '/devices/isa/asy@1,3f8:a'
UART 2:          disabled
Audio:           disabled (Driver: Unknown, Controller: Unknown)
Clipboard Mode:  Bidirectional
VRDP:            disabled
USB:             disabled

USB Device Filters:

<none>

Shared folders:  <none>

Guest:

Statistics update:                   disabled

important line:

UART 1:          I/O base: 0x03f8, IRQ: 4, attached to device '/devices/isa/asy@1,3f8:a'

changing it to /dev/term/a or /dev/ttya doesn't help running as root also didn't help. Looks like it is not recognized on solaris.

Attachments

VBox.log Download (25.8 KB) - added by ducarm1 6 years ago.

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by ducarm1

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by frank

Correct, this mode is just not implemented for Solaris. We will add a note to known issues in the next release.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by frank

  • Summary changed from direct COM port connection on solaris is not working to direct COM port connection on solaris is not working => Fixed in SVN

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by frank

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