Joined: 16 Aug 22
When running a task for Cosmology@home, or Rosetta@Home - BOINC Can't access the VirtualBox VM's properly.
My system is Ubuntu 22.04.1 [EDIT] running VirtualBox Version 6.1.34_Ubuntu r150636
In trying to solve this problem, I've tried a couple of versions of BOINC now:
Ubuntu's package manager installed: 7.18.1
- This wouldn't even run.. Illegal instruction error (core dumped)
- This triggered me to try another version
Costamagna Gianfranco-ubuntu-boinc: 7.20.2
- Runs but all tasks using VirtualBox error out with:
2022-08-16 16:40:02 (180543): Error in host info for VM: -1041038848
- If I copy/paste the exact command listed 'VBoxManage -q list hostinfo' - I see this:
→ VBoxManage -q list hostinfo
Build directly from Source: 7.21.0 x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
- SAME ERRORS AS ABOVE
I'm going to try to download the older version (7.4.22) next, but I'd much prefer to be on the latest versions (and at least one that my package manager supports and upgrades regularly).
VirtualBox is installed, the command works as myself, the user 'boinc' (which runs the service) or as root.
What it doesn't seem to do it run when BOINC tries to launch it.
Before I downgrade - does ANYONE have an idea on why this is happening, or next steps for me to try to figure it out myself?
I'm quite linux savvy, and handy with a compiler - but I don't yet see where this happens.
Joined: 16 Aug 22
As an update - I've tried upgrading VirtualBox to 6.1.36, as there was some threads in their forums showing that a bad LOCALE could be causing it.
My locale is "en_US", so I didn't expect this to be the fix - and it wasn't.
6.1.34 (from ubuntu package manager) and 6.1.36 (installed from VirtualBox directly) both exhibit the same behavior.
Hoping this helps.
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