VirtualBox

Ticket #968 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

VBox can't see Host CD-ROM drives

Reported by: xwisdom Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.5.2 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

I'm using Xubuntu which supports /dev/cdrom0 and /dev/cdrom1 but vbox only looks for /dev/cdrom. I think cbox should either do a scan for available cdroms or allow the user to enter a CDrom device if one is not available.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by frank

Please install the libhal-dev package and see if this makes any difference.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by klaus

Just for completeness - this is mentioned in  http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/User_FAQ

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by frank

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

This was fixed with VirtualBox 1.5.4

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