VirtualBox

Ticket #3598 (closed enhancement: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

please improve VERR_ACCESS_DENIED error text

Reported by: timeless Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: VM control
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Mac OS X

Description

I setup 3 vms: Haiku Mer w7

I was able to run Haiku, Mer and w7 simultaneously. Then I enabled VT-x for w7. Started Mer, and tried to run w7.

An active VM already uses software virtualization. It is not allowed to simultaneously use VT-x. (VERR_ACCESS_DENIED).

This error message, while technically correct is poorly written (bad grammar, and confusing).

Could you possibly replace the message with this: "This machine is configured to use VT-x which requires all running instances use VT-x. There is an instance <name here> currently using software virtualization."

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by frank

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

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