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guest additions not working properly

PostPosted: 23. Jan 2020, 15:00
by abu.almozon
hi all ,
i have oracle linux 6 os virtualbox guest on one of arch based host , before last update for virtualbox it was working good , after last update of virtualbox the guest additions not working properly , i can see shared folder but the size of the guest is small as if the guest is not installed.
i updated the guest os , reinstalled guest additions nothing changed.
any suggestions?
thank you all.

Re: guest additions not working properly

PostPosted: 23. Jan 2020, 15:10
by scottgus1
abu.almozon wrote:i can see shared folder but the size of the guest is small as if the guest is not installed.

Please explain this some more. I don't understand how a shared folder set through Guest Additions can tell one the size of the guest. GASFs are only for file transfer, and only enable seeing a host folder, not anything in the guest, let alone how large the guest is.

Re: guest additions not working properly

PostPosted: 25. Jan 2020, 22:08
by abu.almozon
the size of the machine doesn't go bigger
https://ibb.co/L9x0Fxr

Re: guest additions not working properly

PostPosted: 25. Jan 2020, 23:02
by scottgus1
Sorry, but an obscure link to a strange 3rd-party site does not an explanation make.

Please explain so we can understand just by reading here. If the link was to a screenshot, post your screenshot using the forum's Upload Attachment tab. Crop & resize to fit under the forum's 128kB size limit for uploaded attachments.

Re: guest additions not working properly

PostPosted: 26. Jan 2020, 09:02
by abu.almozon
scottgus1 wrote:Sorry, but an obscure link to a strange 3rd-party site does not an explanation make.

Please explain so we can understand just by reading here. If the link was to a screenshot, post your screenshot using the forum's Upload Attachment tab. Crop & resize to fit under the forum's 128kB size limit for uploaded attachments.



first of all , you don't speak correct English , secondly , if you don't understand you don't have to answer .
thank you anyway.

Re: guest additions not working properly

PostPosted: 26. Jan 2020, 11:16
by mpack
Abusing the people that help you will not help your cause. In any case Scott is a native English speaker, as am I. Apparantly you are not. If you can't properly express yourself or understand responses in technical English then perhaps you should post in your own language and we can use a translation service.

Continuing.

Please provide information using local attachments, and the first thing you should provide is a zipped VM log. A picture of the VM desktop doesn't really tell us how it got that way, a VM log will.

With the VM fully shut down, right click it in the GUI. Select "Show Log" and save "VBox.log" (no other file) to a zip file. Attach the zip here.