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Virtual Box port bounty
« on: 2007.09.29, 18:30:43 »
Supporting thread for the Virtual Box port bounty.

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #1 on: 2007.09.29, 19:20:58 »
Can we have conditional sponsorship? I'm willing to invest into this if I can use VirtualBox on my dual Opteron in the end (ie. if it is NOT limited to using the latest Intel CPUs).

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #2 on: 2007.10.01, 14:58:32 »
The usual people are already working on Virtual Box...so it's only a matter of time until there is a first official release.
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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #3 on: 2007.10.01, 17:39:29 »
Since I've put money where my mouth is  ;D : I'd like to see networking and USB support.
And having sound would also be nice  ;) .
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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #4 on: 2007.10.03, 03:52:20 »
Can we have conditional sponsorship? I'm willing to invest into this if I can use VirtualBox on my dual Opteron in the end (ie. if it is NOT limited to using the latest Intel CPUs).

OK, I put up some money in any event ;o)

Maybe Serenity should sponsor this bounty with all the money they collected for their infamous SVista program, that was never really useful (at least for me)...

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #5 on: 2007.10.03, 12:39:00 »
I don't think the first release will have all nice addons available (like USB) but it would be great if it's otherwise usable.
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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #6 on: 2007.10.03, 15:39:03 »
I don't think the first release will have all nice addons available (like USB) but it would be great if it's otherwise usable.

I just read the VirtualBox website and it seems that USB connectivity is not open source  :( . Clearly networking is a must, sound would be nice.

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #7 on: 2007.10.04, 11:23:05 »
Does anyone know if serial port emulation is likely to be included?
(part of the open source code etc).

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #8 on: 2007.10.28, 08:17:33 »
Supporting thread for the Virtual Box port bounty.

I have the latest svn code compiling - just need to do some testing and maybe I can make something available publically.....

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #9 on: 2007.10.28, 09:18:36 »
I have the latest svn code compiling - just need to do some testing and maybe I can make something available publically.....

Great, can't wait

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #10 on: 2007.10.28, 10:41:24 »
I have the latest svn code compiling - just need to do some testing and maybe I can make something available publically.....

Great, can't wait

http://download.smedley.info/virtualbox-svn-20071028-os2.zip

Note that for me, adding device=vboxdrv.sys to config.sys made the desktop fail to populate icons after a reboot....

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #11 on: 2007.10.28, 18:41:26 »
Paul,

  I tried your build... don't have any trouble booting with vboxdrv.sys, but trying to start VirtualBox results in 'Failed to create VirtualBox COM object. Callee RC: 0xBDD4D154'. Trying to start VBoxSVC results in 'ERROR: Failed to get IPC service (rc=80040154). XPCOM server has shutdown.' SUPInstall gives 'Installation failed rc=-37'. All this on a Intel P4 machine running eCS 2.0rc2. I'll keep trying....

  Thanks for building VirtualBox!

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #12 on: 2007.10.28, 21:17:58 »
I also tried VBoxBFE -m 128 from a command line and get: 'Failed to load VMMR0.r0  VBox status code: -102 (VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND).

I notice at 'http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Binaries_overview' that there are several *.r0 and *.gc files listed that are not in the archive of the build - are they required?

Dave McKenna

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #13 on: 2007.10.28, 21:29:10 »
 I'm running a P4 computer with ECS 1.2R. I was able to load vboxdrv.sys fine from config.sys without disturbing anything.
But when I tried to run virtualbox.exe I am getting:
Failed to create the VirtualBox Com Object.
Callee RC: 0x80040154

I'm not sure if there is another step I am missing to install it or if I was supposed to add anything to the command other then just running that, but just thought I would share.

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David Kiley

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Re: Virtual Box port bounty
« Reply #14 on: 2007.10.28, 22:01:30 »
I also tried VBoxBFE -m 128 from a command line and get: 'Failed to load VMMR0.r0  VBox status code: -102 (VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND).

I notice at 'http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Binaries_overview' that there are several *.r0 and *.gc files listed that are not in the archive of the build - are they required?

Dave McKenna
Dunno - but I just refreshed the zip to include them!

File size should be:
29/10/07  6:27     10,071,968      0 a---  virtualbox-svn-20071028-os2.zip