VirtualBox

Ticket #2493 (closed defect: wontfix)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 9 months ago

Windows 2000 infinite loop during install

Reported by: neeho Owned by:
Priority: blocker Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 2.0.2 Keywords: install infinite loop
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description (last modified by klaus) (diff)

VirtualBox 2.0.2 on Ubunut 8.04.1 host, attempting to create a Windows 2000 VM from scratch. About 3/4 of the way through the install process, during the process where files are actually copied to disk, the server resets and starts the install process all over again.

I tried creating a fixed disk instead of a dynamic disk, same results.

Change History

comment:1 follow-up: ↓ 2 Changed 5 years ago by sandervl73

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

User manual 11.2.2.

comment:2 in reply to: ↑ 1 Changed 9 months ago by jackwitherell

Replying to sandervl73:

User manual 11.2.2.

There is no 11.2.2 in the user manual. Issue still present on newest version.

comment:3 Changed 9 months ago by klaus

  • Description modified (diff)

Today it's in section 12.3.3 Windows 2000 install failures, in the Troubleshooting chapter. It's a bug in the Windows 2000 IDE driver (only the copy in the ISO, the one which will be installed on the hard disk works perfectly, so don't forget to undo the workaround after the install is complete, it does have quite some performance impact).

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