Ticket #3401 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

cannot start a win98 virtual machine which worked before

Reported by: ekovacic Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.4 Keywords: secondary master
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Windows


Virtual machine stopped working for unknown reason. Attached log file and screen with error message


capture1.jpg Download (35.2 KB) - added by ekovacic 9 years ago.
error description
VBox.log Download (31.1 KB) - added by ekovacic 9 years ago.
log file

Change History

Changed 9 years ago by ekovacic

error description

Changed 9 years ago by ekovacic

log file

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by ni81036

From log file it looks like you tried to attach HDD as secondary master, which isn't really good idea (CDROM is there). Could you try to reconfigure your HDDs to more simple config. Primary master - HDD, Secondary master - CD-ROM, nothing else.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by frank

Actually I assume that your CDROM device is just not available. Can you confirm this? Try to unmount the CDROM device.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by ekovacic

After restarting my laptop today, there was NO problem in starting win98. So it seems that it was some environment problen on my pc. Thank You for your help. Regards Eduard.

P.S. FYI In the meantime I installed the same operating system (win98se) on microsoft virtual pc. Installation went much faster then on virtualbox and all the work under win98 is much much faster then on virtualbox. One thing which is missing on virtualbox - parallel port support - is also there.

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by sandervl73

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  • Resolution set to invalid
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