VirtualBox

Ticket #2734 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

clonevdi doesn't work - can't create VDI directory...?

Reported by: cfox Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 2.0.6 Keywords: clonevdi
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description (last modified by frank) (diff)

I've used the "VBoxManage clonevdi" command to clone a vdi file 4 times, no problem.

For some reason though, now I can't. When I try, I get this:

VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 2.0.6
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All rights reserved.

[!] FAILED calling hardDisk->CloneToImage(Bstr(argv[1]),
    vdiOut.asOutParam(), progress.asOutParam()) at line 3467!
[!] Primary RC  = NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) - Operation failed
[!] Full error info present: true , basic error info present: true 
[!] Result Code = NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) - Operation failed
[!] Text        = Could not create a directory 'VDI' to store the image file (VERR_ACCESS_DENIED)
[!] Component   = HardDisk, Interface: IHardDisk, {fd443ec1-000f-4f5b-9282-d72760a66916}
[!] Callee      = IHardDisk, {fd443ec1-000f-4f5b-9282-d72760a66916}

The ~/.VirtualBox/VDI directory already exists and has 4 vdi files in it.

Why is it trying to create another directory?

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by cfox

The command I was using was:

VBoxManage clonevdi good_base.vdi cfc.vdi

good_base.vdi is a vdi file in ~/.VirtualBox/VDI which I have cloned before.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by frank

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by frank

  • Priority changed from blocker to major
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Please reopen this ticket if the problem persists with the latest release of VirtualBox (2.2.2).

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