VirtualBox

Ticket #5537 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Disk read error after upgrade to 3.0.12

Reported by: Skibbi Owned by:
Priority: blocker Component: virtual disk
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.12 Keywords: disk read error vmdk split
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Windows

Description

Today I upgraded my vbox 3.0.10 to 3.0.12. After upgrade my virtual machine fails to start, giving me "Disk read error occured". After downgrade machine works fine. I'm attaching log file and vmdk config.

Attachments

VBox.log.txt Download (68.1 KB) - added by Skibbi 4 years ago.
Log file
VPN.vmdk Download (869 bytes) - added by Skibbi 4 years ago.
vmdk def

Change History

Changed 4 years ago by Skibbi

Log file

Changed 4 years ago by Skibbi

vmdk def

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by klaus

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

This was a bug in VirtualBox earlier than 3.0.12 - it created incorrect vmdk descriptor files in this case. The easy fix for this is to edit VPN.vmdk, and delete the number at the end of each line starting with "RW" (if applicable).

That bug is fixed, however it's not so easy to fix existing files...

Since this is a bug in earlier VirtualBox versions, there is nothing to do.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by Skibbi

Yes, that solved the problem. Machine works again.

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