VirtualBox

Opened 15 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#5948 closed defect (obsolete)

Eject CD/DVD does not work from windows guest

Reported by: James Moe Owned by:
Component: other Version: VirtualBox 3.1.2
Keywords: Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: other

Description (last modified by Frank Mehnert)

opensuse v11.1

host linux 2.6.27.39-0.2-default x86_64

guest winXP sp3

The CD/DVD "Passthrough" option is enabled for the guest. A CD burning program, Nero Burning ROM, can burn a CD and when completed, actually eject the disk.

However, after reinserting the CD to verify the result (which verified), it is not possible to again eject the disk. Opening "My Computer", RMB on on the CD/DVD to obtain the context menu, and select "Eject", does not produce the expected result, namely an opened drive; nothing happens.

Sometimes not even the root in the host can eject the disk: "inappropriate ioctl". Only logging out of the windows account (shutdown not required) seems to release the drive to the extent that root can then operate it.

Attachments (2)

VBox.log-winxp (100.4 KB ) - added by James Moe 15 years ago.
VBox.log.1 (63.3 KB ) - added by James Moe 14 years ago.

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Change History (3)

by James Moe, 15 years ago

Attachment: VBox.log-winxp added

by James Moe, 14 years ago

Attachment: VBox.log.1 added

comment:1 by Frank Mehnert, 11 years ago

Description: modified (diff)
Resolution: obsolete
Status: newclosed
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