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Windows 7: VirtualBox 3.2.6 Released

19 Jun 2010   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
VirtualBox 3.2.6 Released

June 25, 2010

VirtualBox 3.2.6 is available. Changelog below.

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This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:
  • VMM: fixed host crash when running 64-bit guests on 32-bit hosts with certain Intel CPUs (VT-x only; bug #6166)
  • VMM: allow 64-bit SMP guests on 32-bit hosts (VT-x and AMD-V only; does not apply to Mac OS X, which already supports it)
  • VMM: fixed Guru mediation if guests with more than 2GB are booted with VT-x/AMD-V disabled (bug #5740)
  • VMM: fixed TR limit trashing (VT-x and 64-bit host only; bug #7052)
  • Page Fusion: several bug fixes for SMP guests (including bug #6964)
  • Teleportation: several fixes and improvements
  • Mac OS X server guests: compatibility fix
  • EFI: fixed memory detection for guests with 2GB or more RAM assigned
  • GUI: added a workaround for a Linux kernel bug which affecting asynchronous I/O on ext4 / xfs file systems (Linux hosts only)
  • GUI: added setting for multiple VRDP connections; useful if multiple screens are enabled
  • GUI: another fix for the keyboard capturing bug under metacity (bug #6727)
  • GUI: fixed quit dialog when used in seamless or fullscreen mode (Mac OS X hosts only; bug #6938)
  • GUI: handle the extra key on the Brazilian keyboard on X11 hosts again (bug #7022).
  • 2D Video acceleration: fixed crashes when leaving the fullscreen mode (bug #6768)
  • VBoxManage: fixed storageattach error handling (bug #6927)
  • VBoxManage: fixed dhcpserver add (3.2.0 regression; bug #7031)
  • Storage: fixed hang with images located on filesystems which don't support async I/O (bug #6905)
  • Storage: fixed raw disks on Windows hosts (3.2.0 regression; bug #6987)
  • LsiLogic: fixed hang with older Linux guests
  • BusLogic: fixed hang during I/O
  • SATA: set initial number of ports to 1 as some guests can't handle 30 ports (e.g. CentOS 4 and FreeBSD; bug #6984)
  • SATA: performance improvement
  • SCSI: fixed error when using the full format option during Windows installation (bug #5101)
  • iSCSI: fixed authentication (bug #4031)
  • Host-only/bridged networking: fixed excessive host kernel warnings under certain circumstances (Linux hosts only; 3.2.0 regression; bug #6872)
  • NAT: fixed potential memory leaks
  • NAT: increased the size of the memory pool for 16K Jumbo frames (performance tweak)
  • NAT: allow to link/unlink the network cable even if the VM is currently paused
  • E1000: disconnect cable was not properly handled if the NIC was not yet initialized by the guest
  • OVF: export performance optimization
  • OVF: upgraded OS type definitions to CIM 2.25.0 so that Windows 7 and other OSes are now tagged correctly on export
  • Settings: the setting for disabling the host I/O cache was sometimes not properly saved
  • Settings: save machine state into XML correctly even when snapshot folder has been changed to a non-default location (bug #5656)
  • USB: allow the guest to disable an EHCI port
  • USB: find a valid language ID before querying strings (bug #7034)
  • POSIX hosts: fixed several memory leaks (3.2.0 regression)
  • Solaris hosts: fixed VDI access problem under certain circumstances (IDE/SATA; 3.2.0 regression)
  • Solaris hosts: fixed VM fails to start on 32-bit hosts (3.2.0 regression; bug #6899)
  • Windows hosts (32-bit): increase guest RAM limit if the host kernel allows for more virtual address space
  • Linux Additions: re-read a directory after a file was removed (bug #5251)
  • Linux Additions: install the DRI driver in the right location on ArchLinux guests (bug #6937)
  • X11 Additions: fixed spurious mouse movement events (bug #4260)
  • Solaris Additions: fixed guest control execution
  • Windows Additions: automatic logon on Windows Vista/Windows 7 is now able to handle renamed and principal user accounts; added various bugfixes
  • Windows Additions: improved command line parsing of the installer
  • Windows Additions: fixed driver verifier bugcheck in VBoxMouse (bug #6453)
  • 3D support: fixed OpenGL support for 32bit apps under 64bit Windows guests


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20 Jun 2010   #2
BCXtreme

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks for the heads-up! Maybe this will fix my problem for me...
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23 Jun 2010   #3
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

June 22, 2010

3.2.6 Beta 2 released. Changelog below.


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The following items were fixed and/or since the first Beta:

  • The warning for the ext4 Linux kernel bug was extended to the xfs file system which suffers from the same problem
  • Teleportation: several fixes and improvements
  • VMM: fixed two saved-state regressions from 3.2.6 Beta 1
  • GUI: fixed quit dialog when used in seamless or fullscreen mode (Mac OS X hosts only; bug #6938)
  • VBoxManage: fixed dhcpserver add (3.2.0 regression; bug #7031)
  • NAT: fixed potential memory leak
  • NAT: increased the size of the memory pool for 16K Jumbo frames (performance tweak)
  • E1000: disconnect cable was not properly handled if the NIC was not yet initialized by the guest
  • 3D support: fixed OpenGL support for 32bit apps under 64bit Windows guests

VirtualBox 3.2.6 Beta 2 released
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23 Jun 2010   #4
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Did I just read support for 64-bit guests under 32-bit hosts?
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25 Jun 2010   #5
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

First post updated with 3.2.6 final.
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