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VirtualBox 1.6.4

Posted on Saturday, August 02 2008 @ 21:48:01 CEST by

VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software.

  • AMD-V, VT-x: stability fixes
  • Shared Folders: fixed host crash (Solaris host only, bugs #1336, #1646)
  • Shared Folders: fixed BSOD when debugging with Visual Studio (bug #1627)
  • Shared Folders: fixed BSOD when compiling on a shared folder (bug #1683)
  • Shared Folders: several fixes/stability improvements
  • SATA: fixed a race that could cause an occasional Windows guest system hang
  • SATA: fixed spurious BIOS log messages
  • Networking: fixed NIC tracing with NAT interfaces (bug #1790)
  • USB: fixed crash under certain conditions when unplugging a USB device (bug #1295)
  • Settings: fixed bug when converting 1.5.x settings
  • RDP: fixed enabling the RDP server during runtime
  • RDP: properly detect the rdesktop 1.6.0 RDP client
  • RDP: fixed RDP crash (bug #1521)
  • RDP: updated modified rdesktop client to version 1.6.0
  • GUI: NLS improvements
  • BIOS: added SMBIOS header to make Solaris and Vista recognize the DMI data
  • ACPI: properly hide a disabled floppy controller
  • VMM: small fixes to protected mode without paging
  • VMDK: fixed handling of .vmdk images without UUIDs
  • Windows hosts: fixed driver parameter validation issue in VBoxDrv.sys that could allow an attacker on the host to crash the system
  • Windows hosts: installer now contains web service examples mentioned in the manual
  • Linux hosts: properly deregister the Linux kernel module before uninstalling a Linux deb/rpm package
  • Linux hosts: kernel module works now with Linux 2.6.27
  • Linux hosts: fixed a typo in the vboxnet setup script for host network interfaces (bug #1714)
  • Linux hosts: fixed usage of tar in installer (bug #1767)
  • Linux hosts: fixed long guest shutdown time when serial port is enabled
  • Solaris hosts: refuse to install in Sun xVM hypervisor dom0
  • Solaris hosts: accept Solaris raw disks when for raw disk access
  • Windows additions: made installation of shared folders more robust
  • Windows additions: improved installation
  • Linux additions: accept every user-defined guest video mode in /etc/X11/xorg.conf
  • Linux additions: fixed startup order for recent Linux distributions (e.g. openSUSE 11)

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Download: VirtualBox 1.6.4


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