Please do not use this VirtualBox Beta release on production machines. A VirtualBox Beta release should be considered a bleeding-edge release meant for early evaluation and testing purposes.
You can download the binaries here: http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/3.1.4_BETA1/ Please do NOT open bug reports at http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads but use our 'VirtualBox Beta Feedback' forum at http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewforum.php?f=15 to report any problems with the Beta. Version 3.1.4 will be maintenace release. The following items were fixed and/or added: * VMM: SMP stability fixes * VMM: fixed guru meditation in certain rare cases (bug #5968) * VMM: activate NXE for PAE enabled guests (VT-x and AMD-V on 32 bits hosts only; bug #3578) * VMM: added workaround for broken BIOSes that make VirtualBox think AMD-V is in use (for details see bug #5639) * VMM: fixed rare host reboot when restoring a saved state * VMM: turn on nested paging by default for new VMs (if available; VT-x and AMD-V only) * VMM: turn on VPID by default for new VMs (if available; VT-x only) * VMM: perform strict CPUID compatibility checks when teleporting; to get the old behavior set "VBoxInternal/CPUM/StrictCpuIdChecks" to 0 * VBoxManage: add restorecurrent operation to snapshots command * VBoxManage: fixed broken snapshot lookup by name (bug #6070 * GUI: fixed the broken "Reload" button that reloads the machine XML when a machine is inaccessible * 3D Support: fixed SELinux warning saying VBoxOGL.so requires text relocation (bug #5690) * 3D Support: fixed Corrupted surface rendering (bug #5695) * 3D Support: free textures on guest application termination (bug #5206) * Seamless: disable seamless mode when guest changes screen resolution (bug #5655) * NAT: fixed high CPU load under certain circumstances (Windows hosts only; bug #5787) * NAT: fixed handling of the broadcast flag in DHCP requests * Virtio-net: don't crash when ports accessed beyond the valid range (bug #5923) * LsiLogic: fix for Windows 7 guests * ATA: fix for guru meditation when installing Solaris 8 guests (bug #5972) * VHD: fixed an incompatibility with Virtual PC (bug #5990) * VHD: update the footer backup after setting a new UUID (bug #5004) * Host DVD: really fixed loading "passthrough" setting from config file (bug #5681) * Shared folders: fixed resolving of symlink target on Linux (3.1.2 regression) * VRDP: fixed VERR_NET_ADDRESS_IN_USE error when restarting a VM (3.1 regression; bug #5902) * PulseAudio: fixed recording (bug #4302) * USB: fixed a shutdown blue screen (Windows hosts only; bug #5885) * BIOS: fixed attribute during text scroll (bug #3407) * OVF: fix strange error messages on disk import errors * OVF: do not require write access the the .ovf file during import (3.1 regression; bug #5762) * iSCSI: fix taking snapshots of a running VM (#5849) * Solaris hosts: several USB fixes (including support for Apple iPod; bug #5873) * Solaris installer: fixed USB module removal and Solaris 10 "id" binary incompatibility * Guest Additions: fixed wrong guest time adjustment if the guest clock is ahead (3.1 regression; non-Windows guests only) * Linux Additions: fixed shared folders for Linux 2.6.32 guests (bug #5891) * Linux Additions: make the mouse driver work on Debian 5.0.3 guests again (3.1.2 regression, bug #5832) * Windows Additions: fixed malfunctioning VBoxService that broke time-sync (bug #5872) * Windows Additions: fixed uninstallation issues on 64-bit guests * Windows Additions: fixed some sysprep execution issues * X.Org Additions: never reject the saved video mode as invalid (bug #5731) * XFree86 Additions: accept video mode hints for the initial mode again Thanks for your help! Frank -- Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert Sitz der Gesellschaft: Sun Microsystems GmbH, Sonnenallee 1, 85551 Kirchheim-Heimstetten Amtsgericht München: HRB 161028 Geschäftsführer: Thomas Schröder, Wolfgang Engels, Wolf Frenkel Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrates: Martin Häring
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