VirtualBox

Ticket #4738 (new defect)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

File corruption during guest-side direct downloads into shared folder

Reported by: werkmana Owned by:
Priority: major Component: guest additions
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.4 Keywords: Direct download shared folder Firefox
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Linux

Description

I got the same Problem as in Ticket #2844 with VirtualBox 3.0.4 and Firefox 3.5.2

Setup:

Host:

  • Debian Lenny (32-bit) with latest updates
  • VirtualBox 3.0.4 r50677 (modules compiled OK an loaded)
  • Firefox 3.5.2
  • ext3 filesystem

Guest:

  • Debian Lenny (32-bit) with latest updates
  • VirtualBox 3.0.4 r50677 Guest-Additions (modules compiled OK and loaded)
  • Firefox 3.5.2
  • ext3 filesystem

I reopened ticket #2844 because I was unable to create a new one. Ticket #2844 can be closed.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by IlyaVP

I'm experiencing the same problem Virtual box 3.0.4, Guest additions 3.0.4 Host: Window Vista Guest: Fedora Core 6

I started downloading of a 600Mb file on guest to shared folder with wget. After downloading of about 200Mb connection was lost. I restarted downloading in continue mode (wget key -c) and found that new data are written from position = 2 * size_of_already_downoaded_piece, i.e. file looked as 200 Mb of data, 200 Mb of zeros, new data. Since continue mode works fine on regular folders, it is supposedly shared folders bug

In addition, when downloading progress was about 90%, my PC slowed down. I ignored this fact and continued working but when file was downloaded and I checked its size it was 7.5Gb.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by moppel

I had similar problems. My last update to VirtualBox 3.0.12 solved the problems (see also  #3805).

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