Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#8608 closed defect (fixed)

fedora 14 32bit get frozen while updating and setting change

Reported by: anonymous Owned by:
Component: other Version: VirtualBox 4.0.4
Keywords: Cc:
Guest type: Linux Host type: Linux


I`ve set the settings of the fedora machine from 1CPU to 4 CPU and the RAM from 1024MB to 4096MB, with activating IO APIC.

Fedora starts up normally, but was very slow during running. Starting an update -> fetching package list, get fedora frozen.

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fedora 14 32-bit-2011-03-22-12-56-21.log (75.5 KB ) - added by anonymous 13 years ago.

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Change History (8)

comment:1 by Frank Mehnert, 13 years ago

Could you check if this build fixes your problem? We fixed a bug which caused memory corruption in guests with SATA controller and high amount of guest RAM.

comment:2 by Frank Mehnert, 13 years ago

Actually the guest froze is most probably a duplicate of #7930. In that case there should be crash messages in the host kernel log. Disabling either nested paging or PAE for the guest will workaround this bug. But it would be still interesting if you could test the test build mentioned above.

comment:3 by Frank Mehnert, 13 years ago

Forget my last comment. The bug I mentioned is only relevant for VT-x (Intel processors).

comment:4 by maninred2, 13 years ago

O.K and sorry the testbuild is gone and obsolete with the release of 4.0.8.

Under 4.0.8 there are still problems with multicore configurations, so far. This affects fedora, ubuntu,lubuntu, biolinux,... it is ubiquitous. Can´t remember what is with Windows->I think 2 cores was more or less o.k with windows7(I´ve done so). I was never brave enough to try more-> would be properly cause the same problems I guess.

comment:5 by Frank Mehnert, 13 years ago

VBox 4.0.10 contains timer fixes for SMP Linux guests so it would be worth a try.

comment:6 by maninred2, 13 years ago

Fixed -> Close it!

Just tested with fedora14: all works fine: a little delay is still there, but that is all.

comment:7 by Frank Mehnert, 13 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

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