Lanzamiento de VirtualBox 4.0.4

Feb 19th, 2011 | Posted by | Filed under Uncategorized

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Ha sido actualizado a la vesión 4.0.4,  VirtualBox,  con esta extensa lista de cambios:

  • VMM: fixed recompiler crashes under certain conditions
  • VMM: fixed running 64-bit guests on 32-bit host with nested paging enabled on AMD CPUs
  • VMM: fixed timing issues / hangs for certain guests using the programmable interval timer
  • VMM: large page and monitoring fixes for live snapshots
  • GUI: fixed error message when trying to exceed the maximum number of host network interfaces
  • GUI: fixed saving of changes to the metadata of an existing snapshot
  • GUI: fixed rare crash on X11 hosts
  • GUI: when selecting a shared folder, start the file dialog in the users home directory
  • ExtPack: enforce the correct permissions which might be restricted by umask when creating directories
  • VBoxSDL: fixed crash when starting by specifying the VM UUID
  • VBoxManage: allow savestate even if the VM is already paused
  • VBoxManage: fixed modifyvm –synthcpu
  • VBoxManage: fixed hang when doing guestcontrol execute –wait-for exit and displaying process status on exit
  • VBoxManage: decreased CPU load during guestcontrol execute –wait-for exit/stdout while waiting for the guest process to terminate
  • VBoxManage: fixed list hostdvds/hostfloppies
  • VBoxManage: fixed storageattach for host DVD drives and host floppy drives
  • Metrics: introduced RAM/VMM base metric.
  • Main: improved sanity check when taking a VM screen shot
  • Main: fixed a crash under rare circumstances if a VM failed to start
  • Main: fixed attaching of immutable disk images
  • Main: fixed a crash at VM shutdown
  • Main: fixed incorrect handling of cross-referenced medium attachments
  • Settings: fixed truncating of big integer values (4.0 regression)
  • Settings: properly store the ICH9 chipset type
  • Host-Only & Bridged Networking: fixed VBox DHCP server startup issue for Windows hosts
  • Host-Only Networking: re-create vboxnetX interfaces after vboxnetadp.ko module reload on Linux and Darwin
  • NAT: fixed an mbuf leak under rare circumstances
  • ACPI: don’t allow the guest to enter S4 by default and don’t announce S1 and S4 in the ACPI tables if disabled
  • Graphics card: made re-enabling disabled screens work correctly to prevent problems when X11 guests enter screen saving mode
  • Storage: fixed write errors with snapshots if the host cache is disabled
  • ATA/SATA: fixed reset handling after ACPI suspend/resume
  • BusLogic: fixed hang with SMP VMs
  • Serial: another attempt to prevent lost characters during transmission
  • Linux hosts/guests: Linux 2.6.38-rc1 compile fixes
  • Mac OS X hosts: fixed VBoxSVC crash when listing host interfaces without default gateway
  • Solaris/Darwin hosts: fixed VM CPU execution cap
  • X.Org guests: fixed a crash on X server restart
  • X.Org guests: support X.Org Server 1.10 pre-release and Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha.
  • X.Org guests: Add EDID emulation in the graphics driver to prevent GNOME settings daemon changing the mode on login.
  • X.Org guests: never send graphics modes to the host that older VirtualBox versions can’t handle.
  • Linux Additions: fixed a memory leak in the shared folders code if a host link is not readable
  • Windows Additions: fixed handling of Security Attention Sequence (SAS) with VBoxGINA

Para instalarlo o actualizar en Ubuntu pueden usar el paquete deb correspondiente a su versión:

  • Ubuntu 10.10 (“Maverick Meerkat”) i386 | AMD64
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (“Lucid Lynx”) i386 | AMD64
  • Ubuntu 9.10 (“Karmic Koala”) i386 | AMD64
  • Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (“Hardy Heron”) i386 | AMD64

para otras distribuciones, hay paquetes en su página de descargas para hosts Linux.

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