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Old 06-09-2013, 10:00 AM   #106
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Hi all,

I've applied the latest patch (3rd rebuild) and it finally works with my Intel HD Graphics 3000.

Praise Bob!
Old 06-21-2013, 05:56 PM   #107
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Originally Posted by gonzas View Post
Originally Posted by dr.s View Post
I use a virtualbox guest vm that I clone and copy to a desktop and a laptop as needed (for experimentation, testing stuff etc.)
The guest runs Slackware 14.0 with the 3.2.29 stock kernel, upgrading to 3.2.45 was straightforward as usual but launching X within the guest brought up a frozen black screen with a blinking cursor at the top left corner. I rebooted the guest and tried again after uninstalling/reinstalling the guest additions but that didn't help.

Aside from reverting to 3.2.29, found only these 2 workarounds:
-remove the guest additions, X starts working again (issue re-occurs if I reinstall the additions)
-upgrade to 3.8.13, this apparently resolves everything with no issues so far, guest + X + additions working smoothly.

I upgraded to the 3rd kernel build and the problem remains.
Problem seems to be fixed with the latest Virtualbox 4.2.14 (released today).
Old 06-28-2013, 09:59 AM   #108
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Yes it is. After upgrading to Virtualbox 4.2.14 everything is working with the 3rd 3.2.45 kernel build. Thank you all.


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