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Old 07-19-2007, 06:20 AM   #1
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virtualbox failed to open my vm

hi guys hope someone can help me with this...
have virtual box installed after some minor problems with the additions.. (f e mouse hangs.. ) now it wont start my vm.
think has something to do with my usb, (had 4 sticks in it)

anyway cant correct the problem myself.. maybe someone can help?


Could not load the settings file '/home/elfriede/.VirtualBox/Machines/alf/alf.xml' (VERR_OPEN_FAILED).
FATAL ERROR: Expected an element name
Location: '/home/elfriede/.VirtualBox/Machines/alf/alf.xml', line 59, column 2.

Result Code:
IMachine {0332de0e-ce75-461f-8c6f-0fa42616404a}

xml file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>
<!-- innotek VirtualBox Machine Configuration -->
<VirtualBox xmlns="" version="1.2-linux">

<Machine OSType="winxp" lastStateChange="2007-07-08T08:01:39Z" name="alf" uuid="{26484ef9-c9c5-4598-468f-f2f8e4f25d62}">
<ExtraDataItem name="GUI/LastCloseAction" value="powerOff"/>
<ExtraDataItem name="GUI/LastWindowPostion" value="151,56,644,533"/>
<ExtraDataItem name="GUI/Fullscreen" value="off"/>
<ExtraDataItem name="GUI/AutoresizeGuest" value="on"/>
<HardwareVirtEx enabled="false"/>
<Memory RAMSize="512"/>
<Order device="Floppy" position="1"/>
<Order device="DVD" position="2"/>
<Order device="HardDisk" position="3"/>
<Display MonitorCount="1" VRAMSize="8"/>
<RemoteDisplay authTimeout="5000" authType="null" enabled="false"/>
<ACPI enabled="true"/>
<IOAPIC enabled="false"/>
<Logo displayTime="0" fadeIn="true" fadeOut="true"/>
<BootMenu mode="messageandmenu"/>
<TimeOffset value="0"/>
<DVDDrive passthrough="true">
<HostDrive src="/dev/hdc"/>
<FloppyDrive enabled="true">
<HostDrive src="/dev/fd0"/>
<USBController enabled="true">
<DeviceFilter active="true" manufacturer="Logitech" name="Logitech USB RECEIVER [2510]" product="USB RECEIVER" productid="C50E" remote="no" revision="2510" vendorid="046D"/>
<DeviceFilter active="true" manufacturer="Canon" name="Canon i320 [0100]" product="i320" productid="107B" remote="no" revision="0100" serialnumber="304HMU" vendorid="04A9"/>
<Adapter MACAddress="0800275E0717" cable="true" enabled="true" slot="0" type="Am79C973">
<Adapter MACAddress="0800271608EA" cable="true" enabled="false" slot="1" type="Am79C973"/>
<Adapter MACAddress="08002768359D" cable="true" enabled="false" slot="2" type="Am79C973"/>
<Adapter MACAddress="080027F98B64" cable="true" enabled="false" slot="3" type="Am79C973"/>
<AudioAdapter driver="oss" enabled="true"/>
<Clipboard mode="Disabled"/>
<HardDiskAttachment bus="ide0" device="master" hardDisk="{4d44625f-23a5-4610-e1b5-268287b1cffc}"/>



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