VirtualBox

Ticket #7178 (closed defect: obsolete)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 4 months ago

VMs don't start with top-down memory allocation

Reported by: ksmyth Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 3.2.6 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Windows

Description (last modified by aeichner) (diff)

When using the  top-down memory allocation strategy on Windows 7 64bit, VMs fail to start with this error:

Unknown error creating VM (VERR_SYMBOL_VALUE_TOO_BIG).
Details:
Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005)
Component: Console
Interface: IConsole {6375231a-c17c-464b-92cb-ae9e128d71c3}

To reproduce, set HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\AllocationPreference REG_DWORD = 0x100000, reboot, and try to start a VM.

Attachments

VBox.log Download (31.4 KB) - added by ksmyth 6 years ago.

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by ksmyth

comment:1 Changed 4 months ago by aeichner

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to obsolete
  • Description modified (diff)

Please reopen if still relevant with a recent VirtualBox release.

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