VirtualBox 4.0.2

VirtualBox now from OracleVirtualBox  4.0.2 per Mandriva 2009.1  e 2010.2.

Virtualizzatore per realizzare ed usare le VM (Virtual Machines) con svariati sistemi operativi.


Manuale utente 4.0.2 build-in.




Versione preparata in formato Mandriva del famoso virtualizzatore.


In questa versione tra l'altro molti fix e molte altre migliorie che troverete descritte nel sito di riferimento:


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VirtualBox 4.0.2 (released 2010-01-18)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:


  • GUI: don't crash if a removable host drive referenced from the VM settings vanished
  • GUI: fixed a crash when using the KDE4 Oxygen theme and clicked on the settings button (4.0 regression; bug Fixed in SVN (closed)">#7875)
  • GUI: properly warn if the machine folder cannot be created (bug #8031)
  • GUI: several fixes for multimonitor X11 guests
  • ExtPack: don’t make the installer helper application suid root (Linux .deb/.rpm packages only)
  • ExtPack: improved user experience on Vista / Windows 7 when installing an extension pack
  • ExtPack: fixed issue with non-ascii characters in the path name during installing an extension pack (bug Fixed in SVN (closed)">#7917)
  • ExtPack: fixed SELinux issues on 32-bit Linux hosts
  • VBoxManage: Host-only interface creation and removal is now supported for all platforms except Solaris (bug Fixed in SVN (closed)">#7741)
  • VBoxManage: fixed segmentation fault when removing non-existent host-only interface
  • Storage: fixed possible crashes with VMDK/VHD images with snapshots and async I/O (4.0 regression)
  • Storage: don’t eject the physical medium if a DVD/CDROM/?oppy drive is detached from a VM (bug #5825)
  • Storage: be more robust when a faulty guest sends ATA commands to an ATAPI device (bug #6597)
  • Parallels: fixed deletion of the image during suspend, pause or power off (4.0 regression)
  • Bridged networking: fixed host kernel panic when bridging to devices with no TX queue (4.0 regression; Linux hosts only; bug Fixed in SVN (closed)">#7908)
  • NAT: port-forwarding rule registration respects protocol parameter (bug fixed in SVN (closed)">#8094)
  • E1000: fixed PXE boot issues with WDS (bug Fixed in SVN (closed)">#6330)
  • Virtio-net: fixed the issue with TX performance in some Linux guests
  • ICH9: fixed VM crash (software virtualization only; bug fixed in SVN (closed)">#7885)
  • VGA: fixed VESA screen issue (4.0 regression; bug Fixed in SVN (closed)">#7986)
  • Shared Folders: fixed parameter parsing when creating symbolic links, fixes 32-bit/64-bit bitness issue (bug #818)
  • Main: fixed crash under rare circumstances due to an invalid logging string (4.0 regression)
  • Main: improve error information propagation for errors preventing a VM start
  • Main: fixed problems with snapshots and non-ASCII characters in machine paths (bug Fixed in SVN (closed)">#8024)
  • Webservice: now listens to localhost by default as documented (bug fixed in SVN (closed)">#6067)
  • Settings: do not fail loading machine settings if removeable drive attachment (host drive or image) cannot be found; with 4.0 this is much more likely when machines are moved from one host to another
  • Settings: fixed issue that changing a snapshot name or description was not saved to machine XML
  • OVF/OVA: fixed import of files created by other OVF tools (bug #7983)
  • rdesktop-vrdp: fix a crash during USB device enumeration (bug #7981)
  • Linux hosts: fixed a crash during USB device enumeration.
  • Linux hosts: try a bit harder to allocate memory (bug #8035; 4.0 regression)
  • Guest Additions: fixed parsing of parameters for guest control in VBoxService (4.0 regression; bug #8010)
  • Windows Guest Additions: automatic logon on Windows Vista/Windows 7 now supports unlocking previously locked workstations



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Pacchetti :

  • Progs
    • virtualbox-4.0.2-69.1mib
    • dkms-virtualbox-4.0.2-69.1mib-69.1mib
    • dkms-vboxadditions-4.0.2-69.1mib
    • virtualbox-guest-additions-4.0.2-69.1mib
    • x11-driver-input-vboxmouse-4.0.2-69.1
    • x11-driver-video-vboxvideo-4.0.2-69.1mib 


VirtualBox 4.0.2 - Porting Status

Mandriva 2009.1 x86_64 i686 noarch
Mandriva 2010.1 x86_64 i686 noarch


Porting: grissino.
grissino ed othoth-tux.

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