Ticket #5401 (closed defect: obsolete)

Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

MINIX 3.1.5: GPF during boot (only w/ RAW mode)

Reported by: arun.thomas Owned by:
Component: VMM/RAW Version: VirtualBox 3.0.10
Keywords: Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: other

Description (last modified by aeichner) (diff)

MINIX 3.1.5 does not boot under VirtualBox 3.0.10 in RAW mode. It encounters a General Protection Fault during boot and drops back to the boot monitor. This problem does not occur if hardware acceleration is enabled or if RAW mode is disabled (using --norawr0 --norawr3 with VBoxSDL).

To reproduce the issue:

  1. Create a VM using Other/Other as OS type/version. Default parameters are fine.
  2. Mount the decompressed ISO image
  3. Boot the VM and you will see the GPF

You can find the MINIX 3.1.5 ISO here:

Thanks for your help. I'd be happy to help debug the issue.


minix-315-2009-11-06-13-34-41.log Download (33.2 KB) - added by arun.thomas 9 years ago.
minix-315-screenshot.png Download (22.3 KB) - added by arun.thomas 9 years ago.
Screenshot of VBox window

Change History

Changed 9 years ago by arun.thomas


Changed 9 years ago by arun.thomas

Screenshot of VBox window

comment:1 Changed 3 years 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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