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#1 2009-08-28 13:46:24

Cocktus
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Installation error with Virtualbox

I would like to test Arch Linux in Virtualbox but it won't install. The window just closes at random position of the install. Sometimes it goes further sometimes it crashes earlier. Virtualbox's log says the following:

00:00:51.424 PATM: patmR3RefreshPatch: succeeded to refresh patch at c01084d0 
00:00:51.590 PATM: Failed to refresh dirty patch at c01636c0. Disabling it.
00:00:52.191 PIT: mode=0 count=0x10000 (65536) - 18.20 Hz (ch=0)
00:00:52.365 PATM: patmR3RefreshPatch: succeeded to refresh patch at c01845f0 
00:00:57.854 PATM: Failed to refresh dirty patch at c01256f0. Disabling it.
00:00:59.567 PATM: Disable block at c04f127c - write c04f130f-c04f1313
00:00:59.597 PATM: Disable block at c050ec7c - write c050ecec-c050ecf0
00:01:02.228 
00:01:02.228 !!Assertion Failed!!
00:01:02.228 Expression: pVM->patm.s.pGCStateHC->fPIF == 1
00:01:02.228 Location  : /home/vbox/vbox-2.2.4/src/VBox/VMM/PATM/PATM.cpp(6137) int PATMR3HandleTrap(VM*, CPUMCTX*, RTRCPTR, RTGCPTR*)
00:01:02.228 Crash in patch code fefc3415 (c0154858) esp=ce3efe74
00:01:02.228 Patch state=4 flags=10c0081 fDirty=2
00:01:02.228 <NULL>

My Virtualbox is v3.0.4 but I have also tried the previous version.  I'm running it under Ubuntu 9.04 with kernel 2.6.28-15.

EDIT: I have also tried with 3 different cd image files. All the images with PATA and IDE settings.

Last edited by Cocktus (2009-08-28 13:52:51)

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#2 2009-08-28 13:51:24

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Re: Installation error with Virtualbox

it is a well know bug in virtualbox that occurs on guests with 2.6.30 kernel. it is fixed in 3.0.6 which is not yet released.


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#3 2009-08-28 13:53:54

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Re: Installation error with Virtualbox

Oh, thank you. Let's just wait then.

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#4 2009-08-28 20:33:55

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Re: Installation error with Virtualbox

Hello Cocktus!

If you would like to find a solution until then, please message me in private, I've got a 3.0.5 pre-relase working version for linux/windows too.

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#5 2009-08-29 08:17:37

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Re: Installation error with Virtualbox

"message you in private" ? o_O your pkgbuild is that confidential?


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#6 2009-08-29 17:00:08

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Re: Installation error with Virtualbox

No, I won't send a PKGBUILD, I don't have it just a program without any automatization building system.
The 3.0.5 pre-release version isn't official, and the authors wouldn't like to release it, and asked me not to distribute it on forum/irc directly, that's the reason for it.

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#7 2009-09-04 05:22:41

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