Jaunty VM login screen failure - SOLVED

Thinh Hoang Dinh thinhhoangdinh95 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 02:06:01 UTC 2009


Really? It didn't work with my PC.



On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 7:01 AM, David Fletcher <dave at thefletchers.net>wrote:

> On Sunday 05 Apr 2009, David Fletcher wrote:
> > I'm playing with a Jaunty VM running under VirtualBox.
> >
> > I restored a backup of my home directories to the VM and restored the
> user
> > accounts by editing the passwd, shadow and group files.
> >
> > I can log in to the VM using my restored account ID and password and use
> it.
> >
> > But when I log out the log in screen is black. I can get it to display by
> > telling VirtualBox to close the machine then cancelling the options box
> but
> > it does not respond. I can only log in again by powering off and
> restarting
> > the machine.
> >
> > Any ideas please?
> >
> > Dave
> >
> >
> >
>
> Remove VirtualBox 2.1
> Install VirtualBox 2.2
> Fire up the Jaunty VM
> Install the new version of the Guest Additions (it now works without
> hacking
> the installer)
> Reboot the VM
> It now works.
>
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