VirtualBox

Ticket #6644 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

Failure to create hard disk storage VBox Error

Reported by: dean_goddard Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 3.1.6 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Windows

Description

See forum: http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=30188&p=135503#p135503

Unable to create new virtual hard disk due to corrupt virtualbox.xml file.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by dean_goddard

Ultimate cause: The VirtualBox.xml file had a hidden attribute which I'm certain I never set. Being the admin, I don't need to hide things from myself, seeing as enable viewing hidden files.

Deleting the file forcing VBox to re-create it, is an alternate fix and updates the xml with the correct version and heading tags though one needs to hack it to recognise existing machines and drives.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by frank

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

Please if still relevant with VBox 4.0.4.

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