Re: mouse pointer disappeared after upgrading to 6.0.1 in GNOME
On 22/03/11 14:12, Steven Sciame wrote:
> I could try that, but I am a little nervous wandering away from a
> "stable" system. Would I have to wait for the next point release for
> this to get fixed and how would I maximize my chances of this being
> fixed in 6.0.2? or sooner maybe?
You are several upgrades behind the current, stable virtualbox.
Possibly you didn't change your sources.list entry back in November -
else you would be running 4.x vb.
> --- On *Mon, 3/21/11, Scott Ferguson
> /<email@example.com>/* wrote:
> From: Scott Ferguson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: mouse pointer disappeared after upgrading to 6.0.1 in GNOME
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Monday, March 21, 2011, 8:41 PM
> On 22/03/11 12:30, Chen Wei wrote:
> > hi Steven, since the VirtualBox 3.2 cannot built its module on 2.6.38
> > source, follow the instruction in "Debian Linux Kernel Handbook", I
> > rebuild the 22.214.171.124 kernel. It is quite strait forward and works, the
> > result kernel is also smaller than default kernel. maybe u can try it
> > before Debian issue another upgrade.
> Suggest you use VirtualBox 4.0.4 (released 2011-02-17)
> #apt-get remove virtualbox3.2
> wget -t 0
> (there's an AMD64 variant)
> #dpkg -i virtualbox-4.0_4.0.4-70112~Debian~squeeze*.deb
> wget -t 0
> #VBoxManage extpack install
fww I have had no issues, with vb in Lenny or Squeeze.
The release notes are on virtualbox.org
> A: Yes.
> >Q: Are you sure?
> >>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
> >>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?