VirtualBox

Ticket #6599 (new defect)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Cut/copy/paste between winXP guest and linux host stops working

Reported by: jimoe Owned by:
Priority: major Component: clipboard
Version: VirtualBox 3.1.6 Keywords: copy/paste, winxp, host
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description

opensuse v11.2 linux .6.27.45-0.1-default x86_64

After some indeterminate period of time, cut/copy/paste between a windows guest and a linux host ceases to function. Usually simply logging off the windows session, not a shutdown, and logging back on is enough to clear the problem for some indeterminate period of time.

Attachments

vbox-log-winxp.log Download (47.5 KB) - added by jimoe 4 years ago.
Log of session where cut/copy/paste quit working

Change History

Changed 4 years ago by jimoe

Log of session where cut/copy/paste quit working

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by jimoe

It persists in v3.1.8 through v3.2.6_63112_openSUSE111-1.x86_64.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by scoopex

This also happes with a WINXP(x86) host and a Linux(Ubuntu-amd64) guest.

In this situation:

  • typically the running guests is not suspendable (progress bar stops at ~97%) => I have to try to kill the virtualbox window several times
  • Simply restarting virtualbox does not solve the problem
  • Killing in the taskmanager all Virtualbox processes solves the problem
  • Rebooting the winxp host also solves the problem

It seems that virtualbox blocks the shared clipboard of WINXP....

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by jimoe

It persists in v3.2.8_64453_openSUSE111-1.x86_64.

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