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Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #8450


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02/28/11 08:08:19 (3 years ago)
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  • Ticket #8450 – Description

    initial v1  
    1 0. Use Mac OS X 10.6.6 on a 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo iMac 9.1. 
    2 1. Download and install VirtualBox 4.0.4. 
    3 2. Create a new  virtual machine to run Solaris. 
    4 3. Install OpenSolaris. 
    5 4. Within OpenSolaris, install about 150 packages. 
    6 5. Go home for the weekend. 
    7 6. Come back to find the Solaris window greyed and press Host-P to wake it up, 
    8 7. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Solaris. 
    9     Could not open the medium 
    10     '/home/cshome/o/ok/Library/VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi'. 
    11     VDI: invalid pre-header in 
    12     ... same file name... 
    13     (VERR_VD_VDI_INVALID_HEADER). 
    14     VD: error VD_VDI_INVALID_HEADER opening image file 
    15     ... same file name ... 
    16      (VERR_VD_VDI_INVALID_HEADER) 
     1 0. Use Mac OS X 10.6.6 on a 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo iMac 9.1. 
     2 1. Download and install !VirtualBox 4.0.4. 
     3 2. Create a new  virtual machine to run Solaris. 
     4 3. Install !OpenSolaris. 
     5 4. Within !OpenSolaris, install about 150 packages. 
     6 5. Go home for the weekend. 
     7 6. Come back to find the Solaris window greyed and press Host-P to wake it up, 
     8 7. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Solaris. 
     9{{{ 
     10Could not open the medium '/home/...VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi'. 
     11VDI: invalid pre-header in ... same file name ... (VERR_VD_VDI_INVALID_HEADER). 
     12VD: error VD_VDI_INVALID_HEADER opening image file ... same file name ... (VERR_VD_VDI_INVALID_HEADER) 
    1713    Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) 
    1814    Component: Medium 
    1915    Interface: IMedium {9edda847-1279-4v0a-9af7-9d66251ccc18} 
    20 8. Discover that file does exist and is readable and writable. 
    21 m% ls -l /home/cshome/o/ok/Library/VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi 
    22 -rw-------  1 ok  csstaff  9700446208 28 Feb 10:41 /home/cshome/o/ok/Library/VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi 
    23 m% wc /home/cshome/o/ok/Library/VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi 
    24 71471861 389330678 9700446208 /home/cshome/o/ok/Library/VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi 
    25  
    26 This problem has not arisen on a MacBook Pro running 10.5. 
     16}}} 
     17 8. Discover that file does exist and is readable and writable. 
     18{{{ 
     19m% ls -l /home/...VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi 
     20-rw-------  1 ok  csstaff  9700446208 28 Feb 10:41 /home/...VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi 
     21m% wc /home/...VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi 
     2271471861 389330678 9700446208 /home/...VirtualBox/HardDisks/Solaris.vdi 
     23}}} 
     24This problem has not arisen on a !MacBook Pro running 10.5. 
    2725Two possibly relevant differences are that the laptop is mostly 32 bit while the desktop machine 
    2826is mostly 64 bit, and that the laptop files are local (Mac filesystem) but the desktop files are 
    2927served over NFS (mount says "map auto_home on /home (autofs, automounted, nobrowse)") 
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