Ticket #670 (closed defect: wontfix)

Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

Virtual box 1.5.0 unable to boot Geexbox 1.1 and 2.x on windows host

Reported by: infyquest Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.5.0 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other


Virtual box 1.5.0 is unable to boot Geexbox 1.1 and 2.x on windows host machine. For Geexbox 2.x series livecd downloadable @ (

I am getting errors like unable to recognize the CD-ROM device.

For Geexbox 1.x series livecd downloadable @ (

All I see is a blank screen after the progress-bar is filled/completed If I run the debug mode in geexbox, it stops responding after some time.

I am using the following settings:

General Name LiveCD OS Type Linux 2.6 Base Memory 256 MB Video Memory 8 MB Boot Order Floppy, CD/DVD-ROM, Hard Disk ACPI Enabled IO APIC Disabled

Hard Disks Not Attached

CD/DVD-ROM Image geexbox-1.1-en.i386.iso

Floppy Not mounted

Audio Adapter Windows DirectSound

Network Adapter 0 NAT

Serial Ports Disabled

USB Device Filters 0 (0 active)

Shared Folders None

Remote Display Disabled

Change History

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by frank

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

The CDROM drive is somehow not recognized. This is not very surprising as this software is meant to run on an XboX with dedicated hardware.

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