[Mageia-dev] VBox updtate to prerelase
maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 03:13:45 CEST 2011
Op maandag 18 april 2011 00:52:32 schreef Ahmad Samir:
> On 18 April 2011 00:48, Thomas Spuhler <thomas at btspuhler.com> wrote:
> > On Sunday, April 17, 2011 03:42:47 pm Ahmad Samir wrote:
> >> On 18 April 2011 00:31, Thomas Spuhler <thomas at btspuhler.com> wrote:
> >> > Could the maintainer of VirtualBox please update the guestaddition to
> >> > version 4.0.5 (the pre-release.
> >> > The current version 4.0.4 doesn't provide a nice experience.
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Thomas
> >> I don't think we should go for a pre-release so late in the release
> >> cycle.
> >> It's true that vbox isn't a core package, but lots of users use it to
> >> test the distro.
> >> More over we don't know when 4.0.5 will be officially released.
> > Ahmad, the distro (mageia and Mandriva Cooker) is unusable with the
> > current Guest addition.
> > X11-1.10
> > --
> > Thomas
> Got a link to a bug report?
> vbox 4.0.4 with X server works OK here, and there're a lot users
> testing Cauldron who use vbox, I guess there'd have been more than a
> bug report by now.
i had a pretty terrible experience too, but then i was using vbox3.
at first i was happy that vbox3 worked, then not so happy when it seemed not to
also, i think that there could be more people testing on kvm.
but this thread should give a fairly good indication on how good this actually
(btw: you have to reboot your host and client to see this happening)
i had to retry 3 times a new installation because of freezes...
maybe the OP could specify a few things on how exactly what happens when doing
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