VirtualBox

Ticket #4204 (closed defect: obsolete)

Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 4 months ago

Disk-full error does not allow 'revert to current snapshot.'

Reported by: rmadla Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 2.2.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description (last modified by aeichner) (diff)

If one attempts to make changes (e.g., installing a new piece of software) to a virtual machine after taking a snapshot that cause the virtual disks to exceed the amount of space available, VirtualBox crashes completely. The virtual machine must be discarded and rebuilt from scratch.

Details: Failed to discard the current state of the virtual machine Primary (WITHOUT Multimedia or USB). Could not create the differencing hard disk storage unit '/media/truecrypt1/VirtualBox_Ubuntu/Machines/Primary (WITHOUT Multimedia or USB)/Snapshots/{ece717b6-6092-45f0-ab83-8fb1d6a48c74}.vdi'. VDI: writing pre-header failed for '/media/truecrypt1/VirtualBox_Ubuntu/Machines/Primary (WITHOUT Multimedia or USB)/Snapshots/{ece717b6-6092-45f0-ab83-8fb1d6a48c74}.vdi' (VERR_DISK_FULL).

Change History

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by rmadla

Sorry, in my haste I mis-spoke: VirtualBox does not crash completely, the virtual machine does.

comment:2 Changed 4 months ago by aeichner

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

Please reopen if still relevant with a recent VirtualBox release.

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