VirtualBox

Ticket #6170 (new defect)

Opened 4 years ago

spurious VERR_INVALID_PARAMETER on 'VBoxManage convertfromraw'

Reported by: nbi Owned by:
Priority: major Component: host support
Version: VirtualBox 3.1.2 Keywords: VBoxManage convertfromraw
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description

Invocation of the above command can result in this spurious error when in fact there is nothing wrong with the command. Simply retrying the command can result in success on the next iteration or the nth attempt thereafter. Example:

VBoxManage convertfromraw hdc7empty.img xp_hdc7.vdi --variant Fixed VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 3.1.2 (C) 2005-2009 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Converting from raw image file="hdc7empty.img" to file="xp_hdc7.vdi"... Creating fixed image with size 8196271104 bytes (7817MB)... Error while creating the disk image "xp_hdc7.vdi": VERR_INVALID_PARAMETER root@nehalem:/SDA12/vbox> !! VBoxManage convertfromraw hdc7empty.img xp_hdc7.vdi --variant Fixed VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 3.1.2 (C) 2005-2009 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Converting from raw image file="hdc7empty.img" to file="xp_hdc7.vdi"... Creating fixed image with size 8196271104 bytes (7817MB)... root@nehalem:/SDA12/vbox>

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