On 04/04/2010 08:45 AM, Clemens Eisserer wrote:
> Whenever I tried VirtualBox (even back in Fedora 11) it completly
> locked up my machine as soon as powering up a VM.
> I didn't care a lot, but now I am in trouble because I need it now and
> VMware-Player refuses to install (waits forever in the
> install-scripts) and VirtualBox crashes :/
> I am now on Fedora-12 + updates testing, and I am using the VirtualBox
> packages + kernel modules provided by Fedora/yum.
> Any ideas what the problem could be?
> In syslog I found this:
>> vboxdrv: Warning: 2.6.31+ kernel detected. Most likely the hardware performance
>> vboxdrv: counter framework which can generate NMIs is active. You have to prevent
>> vboxdrv: the usage of hardware performance counters by
>> vboxdrv: echo 2 > /proc/sys/kernel/perf_counter_paranoid
> However at least 18.104.22.168 doesn't seem to provide perf_counter_paranoid
> Thank you in advance, Clemens
Are you using Virtualbox or Virtualbox OSE. I am using Virtualbox 3.1.6
downloaded from Sun with Windows XP with the 22.214.171.124 kernel. I've had
no problems with Virtualbox.
Jerry Feldman <email@example.com>
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