[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] testing VirtualBox 4.0.6

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Apr 26 08:03:27 PDT 2011

On 04/26/2011 10:36, arabicfoss at gmail.com wrote:
> As suggested on PC-BSD blog I'm reporting my experience with
> VirtualBox 4.0.6 on physical PC-BSD 8.2 x64 machine.
> I was already using VBox 3.2.12 on it so I did two installs. On the
> first one I've chosen to overwrite the previously installed version.
> VBox launched correctly but when I tried to launch my Virtual Machines
> I've got this error message:
> --->
> Failed to open a session for the virtual machine arch.
> Result Code:
> NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)
> Component:
> Console
> Interface:
> IConsole {515e8e8d-f932-4d8e-9f32-79a52aead882}
> <---
> As suggested here
> http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=37448 I then
> renamed/moved VBox config files found on:
> /home/UserName/.VirtualBox
> /home/root/.VirtualBox
> /tmp/.vbox-root-ipc
> Tried again, but with no luck. Removed VirtualBox 4.0.6 completely and
> all its config files then reinstalled it the second time but again the
> same error even after adding a new VM.
> Now I'll try installing it from ports to see if things progressed there.
> Thank you all for your efforts :)
> Cheers
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I replied about this on the forum a few moments ago. Another VB PBI is 
scheduled for rebuild, which may fix this issue. I'm digging into it, 
but it looks like VB 4.x is a lot more strict on where sym-links can be 
used, even during the compiling.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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