Ticket #2888 (closed defect: fixed)
Ubuntu Guest On Win XP: CPU Utilization 100% During Network Communications
|Reported by:||alcohen||Owned by:|
|Version:||VirtualBox 2.1.0||Keywords:||CPU utilization network freeze|
I installed VirtualBox 2.1.0, then installed Ubuntu Intrepid from the iso. When updating packages from the repository, after a short while CPU utilization as reported on the host would go to 100%, 99% of which was taken by VirtualBox. Everything would freeze up. After 5-10 minutes or so, CPU utilization would drop back to normal and downloading would resume. I tried several virtual NICs in VirtualBox, none worked better.
I dropped back to VirtualBox 2.0.6, repeated the same exercise, and all worked properly.