Ticket #2974 (closed defect: fixed)
Virtualbox 2.1 Crash - possibly due to new NAT code Problem
|Reported by:||ariel||Owned by:|
Many people are reporting hard crashes with VB 2.1 when using applications that use the network like email clients.
In many reports I've seen, and in my particular case, this is with Ubuntu 8.10 AMD64 Host, WinXP SP3 guest, having several crashes per day typically when using outlook (trying to send an email, or forcing a refresh). The logfile does not show anything, but I see this with dmesg:
This is the forum thread were reports have been accumulating in the past few days:
People report that a workaround is not to use NAT - use host interface networking instead.