VirtualBox

Ticket #4878 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

WindowsXP can not install in VirtualBox_OpenSolaris

Reported by: avazhang Owned by:
Priority: critical Component: installer
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: other

Description

Test environment: OpenSolaris_121 X86 + VirtualBox 3.0.4 (from  http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads) Guest OS is WindowsXP iso

I install VB 3.0.4 on OpenSolaris_121 X86, then load WindowsXP iso to install. At the harddisk format step, VB meets a critical error. It pops up a critical error window and asks me to view the log.

Attachments

VBox.log Download (130.9 KB) - added by avazhang 5 years ago.
/export/home/VB/VirtualBox/Machines/WindowsXP/Logs/VBox.log

Change History

Changed 5 years ago by avazhang

/export/home/VB/VirtualBox/Machines/WindowsXP/Logs/VBox.log

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by avazhang

I can install Ubuntu 0904 successfully in the VB. The same WindowsXP iso can be installed successfully on another X86 box.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by frank

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

You might want to decrease the amount of guest RAM for this VM. Solaris hosts require a lot of memory. 384 MB RAM are normally enough for a Windows XP guest. You might increase the amount of swap space on your host as well, AFAIR there is a bug in some Solaris releases accounting swap space twice.

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