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Re: OSX virtualbox 3 beta still dumps core on NetBSD 5.0 release .iso

Another point - FreeBSD 7.2 dmesg (from the LiveCD):

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FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE #0: Fri May  1 08:49:13 UTC 2009
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: Genuine Intel(R) CPU           T2300  @ 1.66GHz (1601.13-MHz 686-class CPU)
  Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0x6e8  Stepping = 8
real memory  = 134152192 (127 MB)
avail memory = 112967680 (107 MB)
pnpbios: Bad PnP BIOS data checksum
kbd1 at kbdmux0
acpi0: <VBOX VBOXXSDT> on motherboard
acpi0: [ITHREAD]
acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
acpi0: Sleep Button (fixed)
Timecounter "ACPI-safe" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 850
acpi_timer0: <32-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x4008-0x400b on acpi0
pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
pci_link3: BIOS IRQ 9 for 0.20.INTA does not match previous BIOS IRQ 10
pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> at device 1.0 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
atapci0: <Intel PIIX4 UDMA33 controller> port
0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0xd000-0xd00f at device 1.1 on
ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0
ata0: [ITHREAD]
ata1: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0
ata1: [ITHREAD]
vgapci0: <VGA-compatible display> mem 0xe0000000-0xe07fffff at device
2.0 on pci0
em0: <Intel(R) PRO/1000 Network Connection 6.9.6> port 0xd010-0xd017
mem 0xf0000000-0xf001ffff irq 11 at device 3.0 on pci0
em0: [FILTER]
em0: Ethernet address: 08:00:27:ab:ed:47
pci0: <base peripheral> at device 4.0 (no driver attached)
pci0: <multimedia, audio> at device 5.0 (no driver attached)
ohci0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xf0804000-0xf0804fff irq 5
at device 6.0 on pci0
ohci0: [ITHREAD]
usb0: OHCI version 1.0
usb0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: <Apple OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1> on usb0
uhub0: 8 ports with 8 removable, self powered
pci0: <bridge> at device 7.0 (no driver attached)
ehci0: <Intel 82801FB (ICH6) USB 2.0 controller> mem
0xf0805000-0xf0805fff irq 11 at device 11.0 on pci0
ehci0: [ITHREAD]
usb1: EHCI version 1.0
usb1: <Intel 82801FB (ICH6) USB 2.0 controller> on ehci0
usb1: USB revision 2.0
uhub1: <Intel EHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 1> on usb1
uhub1: 8 ports with 8 removable, self powered
mpt0: <LSILogic 1030 Ultra4 Adapter> port 0xd300-0xd3ff mem
0xf0820000-0xf083ffff,0xf0840000-0xf085ffff irq 10 at device 20.0 on
mpt0: [ITHREAD]
mpt0: MPI Version=
battery0: <ACPI Control Method Battery> on acpi0
acpi_acad0: <AC Adapter> on acpi0
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> port 0x60,0x64 irq 1 on acpi0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
atkbd0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
atkbd0: [ITHREAD]
fdc0: <floppy drive controller> port 0x3f0-0x3f5,0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2 on acpi0
fdc0: does not respond
device_attach: fdc0 attach returned 6
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: [ITHREAD]
psm0: model IntelliMouse Explorer, device ID 4
cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
fdc0: <floppy drive controller> port 0x3f0-0x3f5,0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2 on acpi0
fdc0: does not respond
device_attach: fdc0 attach returned 6
pmtimer0 on isa0
orm0: <ISA Option ROMs> at iomem 0xc0000-0xc8fff,0xe2000-0xe2fff pnpid
ORM0000 on isa0
ppc0: parallel port not found.
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
sio0: configured irq 4 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio0: port may not be enabled
sio0: configured irq 4 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio0: port may not be enabled
sio0 at port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on isa0
sio0: type 8250 or not responding
sio0: [FILTER]
sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio1: port may not be enabled
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
Timecounter "TSC" frequency 1601128456 Hz quality 800
Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
md0: Preloaded image </boot/mfsroot> 4423680 bytes at 0xc0dfab28
GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider md0 is ufsid/49fabd23737484d9.
acd0: DVDROM <VBOX CD-ROM/1.0> at ata1-master UDMA33
Waiting 5 seconds for SCSI devices to settle
GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider acd0 is iso9660/FreeBSD_LiveFS.
da0 at mpt0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
da0: <VBOX HARDDISK 1.0> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-5 device
da0: 3.300MB/s transfers
da0: 4096MB (8388608 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 522C)
GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider da0s1a is ufsid/4a3e720c30e2bc4d.
GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider da0s1d is ufsid/4a3e720ca8d4e3c2.
GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider da0s1e is ufsid/4a3e720c355cf27c.
GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider da0s1f is ufsid/4a3e720c1d02932e.
Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/md0
GEOM_LABEL: Label ufsid/49fabd23737484d9 removed.

2009/6/21 Chavdar Ivanov <>:
> 2009/6/20 Michal Suchanek <>:
>> 2009/6/20 Chavdar Ivanov <>:
>>> 2009/6/20 Thor Lancelot Simon <>:
>>>> On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 11:38:01AM +0100, Chavdar Ivanov wrote:
>>>>> 2009/6/20 Matthias Scheler <>:
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Well, I'm inclined to blame this on VirtualBox as NetBSD works
>>>>> > like a charm under VMware Fusion.
>>>>> This logic is flawed. Here I can list all the operating systems which
>>>>> work fine under VirtualBox.
>>>> Uh, no.  NetBSD works fine on the physical hardware VirtualBox is
>>>> purportedly emulating.  If it doesn't work on VirtualBox, that can't
>>>> possibly be caused by anything but bugs in VirtualBox.
>>> I accepted that above. What I added was that NetBSD 4.0 is working,
>>> NetBSD 5.0 and later is not, so something clever has happened in
>>> between, which we might be able to trace from 4.99.xx commits, in
>>> order to avoid it or submit a bug report of some kind to Sun.
>>> The remark about the flawed logic was simply result of the frustration
>>> knowing that most operating systems I daily use work fine under
>>> VirtualBox, so I can use it for testing and prototyping; not NetBSD.
>> That's not exactly true. Windows work quite well with VirtualBox
>> because that's what VirtualBox was tested with but if you install some
>> rootkit (called antivirus by the vendor) they may suddenly become
>> unable to boot pretty much as any of the other systems that fail out
>> of the box.
> For instance?
>>> This is not a problem for me per se, as I have enough physical
>>> hardware running NetBSD, as well as VMWare machines for similar
>>> purposes. I can't imagine it being *that* difficult to fix,
>> It depends on the kind of flaw VirtualBox has and how fundamental to
>> its current implementation that flaw is.
>> One of the hardest part might be to actually identify the flaw, though.
>>> unfortunately this is well beyond me to help, except with a trace or a
>>> dump. I also realize that this can be fairly low priority for any
>>> serious NetBSD developer, and, of course, realize that this is a
>>> volunteer project.
>>> May be someone from VirtualBox development will hear this noise and
>>> patch a thing or two; there were a few NetBSD-related patches in their
>>> recent builds...
>> I guess they are quite well aware of the fact that not everything
>> works in VirtualBox (this also includes OpenBSD)
> Nice, but not cigar... dmesg.boot follows:
> OpenBSD 4.5-current (GENERIC) #3: Wed Jun 17 17:32:43 MDT 2009
> cpu0: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2300 @ 1.66GHz ("GenuineIntel" 686-class) 1.60 GHz
> cpu0: 
> real mem  = 66613248 (63MB)
> avail mem = 54886400 (52MB)
> mainbus0 at root
> bios0 at mainbus0: AT/286+ BIOS, date 06/23/99, BIOS32 rev. 0 @
> 0xfc030, SMBIOS rev. 2.5 @ 0xe1000 (3 entries)
> bios0: vendor innotek GmbH version "VirtualBox" date 12/01/2006
> bios0: innotek GmbH VirtualBox
> acpi0 at bios0: rev 2
> acpi0: tables DSDT FACP
> acpi0: wakeup devices
> acpitimer0 at acpi0: 3579545 Hz, 32 bits
> acpiprt0 at acpi0: bus 0 (PCI0)
> acpicpu0 at acpi0
> acpibat0 at acpi0: BAT0 model "1" serial 0 type VBOX oem "innotek"
> acpiac0 at acpi0: AC unit online
> bios0: ROM list: 0xc0000/0x9000 0xe2000/0x1000
> cpu0 at mainbus0: (uniprocessor)
> pci0 at mainbus0 bus 0: configuration mode 1 (bios)
> pchb0 at pci0 dev 0 function 0 "Intel 82441FX" rev 0x02
> pcib0 at pci0 dev 1 function 0 "Intel 82371SB ISA" rev 0x00
> pciide0 at pci0 dev 1 function 1 "Intel 82371AB IDE" rev 0x01: DMA,
> channel 0 configured to compatibility, channel 1 configured to
> compatibility
> wd0 at pciide0 channel 0 drive 0: <VBOX HARDDISK>
> wd0: 128-sector PIO, LBA, 2048MB, 4194304 sectors
> wd0(pciide0:0:0): using PIO mode 4, Ultra-DMA mode 2
> atapiscsi0 at pciide0 channel 1 drive 0
> scsibus0 at atapiscsi0: 2 targets
> cd0 at scsibus0 targ 0 lun 0: <VBOX, CD-ROM, 1.0> ATAPI 5/cdrom removable
> cd0(pciide0:1:0): using PIO mode 4, Ultra-DMA mode 2
> vga1 at pci0 dev 2 function 0 "InnoTek VirtualBox Graphics Adapter" rev 0x00
> wsdisplay0 at vga1 mux 1: console (80x25, vt100 emulation)
> wsdisplay0: screen 1-5 added (80x25, vt100 emulation)
> pcn0 at pci0 dev 3 function 0 "AMD 79c970 PCnet-PCI" rev 0x40,
> Am79c973, rev 0: irq 11, address 08:00:27:64:f7:99
> acphy0 at pcn0 phy 0: AC101 10/100 PHY, rev. 11
> ifmedia_set: no match for 0x20/0xffffffff
> "InnoTek VirtualBox Guest Service" rev 0x00 at pci0 dev 4 function 0
> not configured
> auich0 at pci0 dev 5 function 0 "Intel 82801AA AC97" rev 0x01: irq 9, ICH AC97
> ac97: codec id 0x83847600 (SigmaTel STAC9700)
> audio0 at auich0
> ohci0 at pci0 dev 6 function 0 "Apple Intrepid USB" rev 0x00: irq 5, version 
> 1.0
> piixpm0 at pci0 dev 7 function 0 "Intel 82371AB Power" rev 0x08: SMBus 
> disabled
> ehci0 at pci0 dev 11 function 0 "Intel 82801FB USB" rev 0x00: irq 11
> usb0 at ehci0: USB revision 2.0
> uhub0 at usb0 "Intel EHCI root hub" rev 2.00/1.00 addr 1
> isa0 at pcib0
> isadma0 at isa0
> pckbc0 at isa0 port 0x60/5
> pckbd0 at pckbc0 (kbd slot)
> pckbc0: using irq 1 for kbd slot
> wskbd0 at pckbd0: console keyboard, using wsdisplay0
> pmsi0 at pckbc0 (aux slot)
> pckbc0: using irq 12 for aux slot
> wsmouse0 at pmsi0 mux 0
> pcppi0 at isa0 port 0x61
> midi0 at pcppi0: <PC speaker>
> spkr0 at pcppi0
> npx0 at isa0 port 0xf0/16: reported by CPUID; using exception 16
> fdc0 at isa0 port 0x3f0/6 irq 6 drq 2
> fd0 at fdc0 drive 0: 1.44MB 80 cyl, 2 head, 18 sec
> fd1 at fdc0 drive 1: density unknown
> usb1 at ohci0: USB revision 1.0
> uhub1 at usb1 "Apple OHCI root hub" rev 1.00/1.00 addr 1
> biomask edfd netmask edfd ttymask ffff
> mtrr: CPU supports MTRRs but not enabled
> softraid0 at root
> root on wd0a swap on wd0b dump on wd0b
> It is not very stable, the installation often segfaults, but
> continues. I have now an instance of OpenBSD-Current, running under
> VBox3.0beta. Xorg segfaults, which is not important, although of
> course adds a bit to your argument.
>> but they do not have
>> that kind of developer team to deal with all flaws in their emulation.
>> Thanks
>> Michal
> Cheers,
> Chavdar
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