VirtualBox

Ticket #21 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

Host OS starvation on Windows XP Host

Reported by: Technologov Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.3.2 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

In some situations, VirtualBOX uses 100% I/O and CPU power from Host, causing a starvation on the Host OS and making it non-responsive.

Software: Windows XP Pro SP2 Eng (no additional patches), VirtualBox 1.3.2 Full.

Can SLOW down Windows XP host significantly.

I recommend: Autostart CPU Priority must be lowered to "low" instead of "normal".

NOTE: The above helps solve the CPU starvation, but not the I/O starvation which really causes a total halt on the Host system. (intensive RAM/CD-ROM/Network/HDD usage)

Any ideas to solve I/O starvation ?

Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by frank

Still relevant?

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by sandervl73

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

Too old. Closing.

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