Ticket #4017 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

PXE+RIS boot fails with virtualbox-ose 2.2.2

Reported by: corsac Owned by:
Priority: major Component: network
Version: VirtualBox 2.2.2 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description (last modified by frank) (diff)


I'm trying to netinstall a vm using Virtualbox-ose 2.2.2. The machine uses:

ACPI: Enabled IO APIC: Enabled VT-x: Enabled Nested Paging: Enabled PAE/NX: enabled IDE Controller type: PIIX4 or ICH6 Network adapter type: PCnet-FAST III or PCnet-FAST II Adapter attached to: bridge adapter (eth0)

When booting, it looks for dhcp, get an IP (and a “next server” stuff), start downloading PXE image, and then the vm hangs, showing a window with “critical error has occurred” and the logs show:

PCNet#0: Init: ss32=1 GCRDRA=-x-befd460[4] GCTDRA=0xbefd440[1] (CSR0_MISS disabled)

Guru Meditation -4014 (VERR_VMX_INVALID_GUEST_STATE)

If I disable VT-x, machine boots the same, correctly downloads the image and goes to the OSChooser. I then select the image (Windows) I want to install, and it reboots, as if it didn't loaded the image to jump on.

It's a private internal network so the logs aren't easily available, but if you need more info please ask.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Description modified (diff)

Please reopen if still relevant with VBox 4.1.14. In that case, please attach a VBox.log file of the failing VM session.

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