[Bug 549588] Re: Please merge virtualbox-ose 3.1.6-dfsg-2 (universe) from Debian unstable (main)

Felix Geyer debfx-pkg at fobos.de
Wed Apr 7 21:44:19 BST 2010

** Changed in: virtualbox-ose (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Daniel Hahler (blueyed)

Please merge virtualbox-ose 3.1.6-dfsg-2 (universe) from Debian unstable (main)
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Status in “virtualbox-ose” package in Ubuntu: Confirmed

Bug description:
Binary package hint: virtualbox-ose

VirtualBox 3.1.6 (released 2010-03-25)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

    * Linux hosts: fixed timing issue on hosts with Linux kernels 2.6.31 or later with certain CPUs (asynchronous timer mode; bug #6250)
    * Linux hosts: properly handle host suspend/resume events on Linux kernels 2.6.30 or later (bug #5562)
    * Mac OS X hosts: fixed VBoxSVC crash while enumerating the host network interfaces under certain circumstances
    * Snapshots: fixed image corruption after snapshot merge under certain circumstances (bug #6023)
    * Snapshots: fixed crash with VBoxHeadless / OSE
    * VMM: fixed reference counting guru meditation (bug #4940)
    * VMM: improved guest SMP stability
    * VMM: fixed VT-x hardware debug issues (bugs #477 & #5792)
    * VMM: fixed PGMDynMapHCPage guru meditation (Mac OS X; VT-x only; bug #6095)
    * VMM: fixed pgmPoolTrackFlushGCPhysPTInt guru meditations (Mac OS X; VT-x only; bugs #6095 & #6125)
    * VMM: Fixed host crash when running PAE guests in VT-X mode (Mac OS X only; bug #5771).
    * GUI: fix displaying of error message (bug #4345)
    * GUI: fix inability to enter seamless mode (bugs #6185, #6188)
    * 3D support: fixed assertion and flickering when guest application uses several windows with a single OpenGL context (bug #4598)
    * 3D support: fixed host crashes when using GL_EXT_compiled_vertex_array and array element calls (bug #6165)
    * 3D support: fixed runtime linker errors with OpenGL guest libs (bug #5297)
    * 3D support: fixed OpenGL extension viewer crash on startup (bug #4962)
    * NAT: fixed a 3.1.4 regression on Windows hosts where graceful connection termination was broken (bug #6237)
    * NAT: alternative network setting was not stored persistent (bug #6176)
    * NAT: fixed memory corruption during ICMP traffic under certain circumstances
    * Network: allow to switch the host interface or the internal network while a VM is running (bug #5781)
    * VHD: fix for images with a block size different than 2MB
    * USB: fixed filtered device attach regression (bug #6251)
    * USB: fixed crash in OHCI under rare circumstances (bug #3571)
    * VRDP: fixed hang under rare circumstances when attaching USB devices
    * ACPI: prevent guest freezes when accessing /proc/acpi for determining the state of the host battery and the AC adapter (Linux hosts only; bug #2836)
    * PulseAudio: fixed guest freezes under certain conditions (3.1.4 regression; bug #6224)
    * BIOS: increased space for DMI strings
    * BIOS: fixed interrupt routing problem for certain configurations (I/O-APIC enabled, ACPI not used; bug #6098)
    * iSCSI: be more robust when handling the INQUIRY response
    * iSCSI: be more robust when handling sense data
    * BusLogic: fixed FreeBSD guests
    * webservice: vboxwebsrv is now multithreaded
    * Solaris Installer: fixed netmask to stay persistent across reboots for Host-only interface (bug #4590)
    * Linux installer: removed external dependency to libpng12.so (bug #6243)
    * Solaris Additions: fixed superfluous kernel logging (bug #6181)
    * Linux Additions: fixed hang when starting the X server in Fedora12 guests and in guests with Linux 2.6.33 or later (bug #6198)
    * Linux Additions: support Mandriva speedboot runlevel (bug #5484)
    * Linux Additions: fixed SELinux security context of mount.vboxsf (bug #6362)
    * Linux Additions: support Ubuntu 10.04 (bug #5737)
    * Web service: update PHP bindings to fix problems with enums and collections

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