VirtualBox

Ticket #8874 (closed defect: wontfix)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

Vista guest fails to install software from host drive(cd)

Reported by: maninred2 Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.0.6 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description

I´ve tried to install the software baldurs gate 2 on Windows vista, from the cd in the hostdrive. It could be a I/O problem.

A screenshot of an error message will be attached.

Attachments

host drive io bug.jpeg Download (189.3 KB) - added by maninred2 3 years ago.
Windows Vista-2011-05-11-16-48-43.log Download (76.2 KB) - added by maninred2 3 years ago.
windows xp sp3-2011-05-13-16-05-50.log Download (82.6 KB) - added by maninred2 3 years ago.
works with passthrough

Change History

Changed 3 years ago by maninred2

Changed 3 years ago by maninred2

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by frank

It could help to enable passthrough for the CD drive.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by maninred2

Yes, that helps.m I´ve done this on xp, where the same problem occures.

Changed 3 years ago by maninred2

works with passthrough

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by frank

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

In that case this is expected behavior.

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