VirtualBox 4.1.12发布

On 2012年04月6日, in soft, by netoearth

VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware, targeted at server, desktop and embedded use.

For a thorough introduction to virtualization and VirtualBox, please refer to the online version of the VirtualBox User Manual’s first chapter. 

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

  • VMM: fixed VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED and VERR_RAW_MODE_INVALID_SMP guru meditation due to an invalid reschedule to raw mode (bug #10370)
  • VMM: fixed PDMCritSectLeave guru meditation under rare circumstances with SMP guests
  • VMM: proper Math Fault handling with certain legacy guests (bug #9042)
  • NAT: fixed a socket leak under certain conditions
  • Storage: better sanity check against reading beyond end-of-file
  • Audio: fixed a crash in the NUL audio backend (bug #10374; 4.1.10 regression)
  • HGCM: fixed a crash during savestate under rare circumstances
  • VBoxSVC: several locking fixes
  • VBoxManage: return the correct error code if controlvm savestate failed (bug #10134)
  • Guest Additions: VBoxService should not crash on exit (bug #10326; 4.1.10 regression)
  • Windows Additions: set the correct time stamp when a file is closed (bug #6473)
  • Windows Additions: better help if the DirectX backups are not properly installed
  • Linux Additions: Linux 3.4-rc1 compile fixes

VirtualBox binaries

By downloading, you agree to the terms and conditions of the respective license.

There was a last-minute regression in the original 4.1.12 builds from April 2nd, (build 4.1.12-77218) which was silently fixed by replacing all builds (new build 4.1.12-77245).

See the changelog for what has changed.
You might want to compare the

to verify the integrity of downloaded packages.
The SHA256 checksums should be favored as the MD5 algorithm must be treated as insecure!

Note: After upgrading VirtualBox it is recommended to upgrade the guest additions as well.

User Manual

The VirtualBox User Manual is included in the VirtualBox binaries above. If, however, you would like to take a look at it without having to install the whole thing, you also access it here:

You may also like to take a look at our frequently asked questions list.

VirtualBox older builds

The binaries in this section are all released under the VirtualBox Personal Use and Evaluation License (PUEL). By downloading, you agree to the terms and conditions of that license.

VirtualBox Sources

The VirtualBox sources are available free of charge under the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public License, Version 2. By downloading from the below links, you agree to these terms and conditions.

This is the current development code, which is not necessarily stable.

  • Checking out from our Subversion server.
    svn co http://www.virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk vbox

    This is the current development code, which is not necessarily stable.

    Note: The repository was recently moved. If svn updateaborts with an error message regarding a moved repository, then do

    svn switch --relocate \
       http://virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk \
    
    http://www.virtualbox.org/svn/vbox/trunk

After getting the sources in one of the ways listed above, you should have a look at the build instructions.

Please also take a look at our licensing FAQ, in particular regarding the use of the name VirtualBox.

Pre-built VirtualBox vm’s

There are some pre-built vm’s designed for developers and the curious over on the  Oracle Tech Network site.

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