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Windows 7: VirtualBox 3.14 Beta 1/2 released

28 Jan 2010   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
VirtualBox 3.14 Beta 1/2 released

Sun's VirtualBox 3.14 Beta 1 is available.

Changelog below -


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Version 3.1.4 will be a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • VMM: SMP stability fixes
  • VMM: fixed guru meditation in certain rare cases (bug #5968)
  • VMM: activate NXE for PAE enabled guests (VT-x and AMD-V on 32 bits hosts only; bug #3578)
  • VMM: added workaround for broken BIOSes that make VirtualBox think AMD-V is in use (for details see bug #5639)
  • VMM: fixed rare host reboot when restoring a saved state
  • VMM: turn on nested paging by default for new VMs (if available; VT-x and AMD-V only)
  • VMM: turn on VPID by default for new VMs (if available; VT-x only)
  • VMM: perform strict CPUID compatibility checks when teleporting; to get the old behavior set VBoxInternal/CPUM/StrictCpuIdChecks to 0
  • VBoxManage: add restorecurrent operation to snapshots command
  • VBoxManage: fixed broken snapshot lookup by name (bug #6070)
  • GUI: fixed the broken "Reload" button that reloads the machine XML when a machine is inaccessible
  • 3D Support: fixed SELinux warning saying VBoxOGL.so requires text relocation (bug #5690)
  • 3D Support: fixed Corrupted surface rendering (bug #5695)
  • 3D Support: free textures on guest application termination (bug #5206)
  • Seamless: disable seamless mode when guest changes screen resolution (bug #5655)
  • NAT: fixed high CPU load under certain circumstances (Windows hosts only; bug #5787)
  • NAT: fixed handling of the broadcast flag in DHCP requests
  • Virtio-net: don't crash when ports accessed beyond the valid range (bug #5923)
  • LsiLogic: fix for Windows 7 guests
  • ATA: fix for guru meditation when installing Solaris 8 guests (bug #5972)
  • VHD: fixed an incompatibility with Virtual PC (bug #5990)
  • VHD: update the footer backup after setting a new UUID (bug #5004)
  • Host DVD: really fixed loading "passthrough" setting from config file (bug #5681)
  • Shared folders: fixed resolving of symlink target on Linux (3.1.2 regression)
  • VRDP: fixed VERR_NET_ADDRESS_IN_USE error when restarting a VM (3.1 regression; bug #5902)
  • PulseAudio: fixed recording (bug #4302)
  • USB: fixed a shutdown blue screen (Windows hosts only; bug #5885)
  • BIOS: fixed attribute during text scroll (bug #3407)
  • OVF: fix strange error messages on disk import errors
  • OVF: do not require write access the the .ovf file during import (3.1 regression; bug #5762)
  • iSCSI: fix taking snapshots of a running VM (#5849)
  • Solaris hosts: several USB fixes (including support for Apple iPod; bug #5873)
  • Solaris installer: fixed USB module removal and Solaris 10 "id" binary incompatibility
  • Guest Additions: fixed wrong guest time adjustment if the guest clock is ahead (3.1 regression; non-Windows guests only)
  • Linux Additions: fixed shared folders for Linux 2.6.32 guests (bug #5891)
  • Linux Additions: make the mouse driver work on Debian 5.0.3 guests again (3.1.2 regression, bug #5832)
  • Windows Additions: fixed malfunctioning VBoxService that broke time-sync (bug #5872)
  • Windows Additions: fixed uninstallation issues on 64-bit guests
  • Windows Additions: fixed some sysprep execution issues
  • X.Org Additions: never reject the saved video mode as invalid (bug #5731)
  • XFree86 Additions: accept video mode hints for the initial mode again
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05 Feb 2010   #2
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Beta 2 available.


Quote:
Version 3.1.4 will be a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added since VirtualBox 3.1.4 Beta 1:

  • VMM: fixed incompatibility with 2.6.32 Linux kernels (software virtualization only)
  • VMM: activate NXE for PAE enabled guests (VT-x and AMD-V on 32 bits hosts only; bug #3578) -- fixed 32 bits VT-x regression on hosts with EFER.NXE=0
  • VMM: fixed hang of SMP guests under certain circumstances
  • Snapshots: fix a 3.1 regression that broke deletion of snapshots when a machine had immutable or writethrough storage attached (bug #5727)
  • GUI: fixed guest fullscreen mode after reboot (bug #5372)
  • VRDP: fixed crash on Mac OS X when 3D is enabled (3.1 regression)
  • 3D support: fixed ubigraph_server crashes (bug #4674)
  • 3D support: fixes for 64-bit Solaris guests
  • Linux Additions: fixed shared folders for Linux 2.6.32 guests (bug #5891) -- fix improved.
VirtualBox 3.1.4 Beta 2
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05 Feb 2010   #3
smarteyeball

 
 

I'll wait for a final. The last time I used a SVB beta, it broke all my .vids - forcing me to scrap all of my VM's.
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