FS#77065 - Unable to start any VM using VirtualBox

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by skrat (skrat) - Monday, 09 January 2023, 17:03 GMT
Last edited by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 10:41 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Kernel
Status Closed
Assigned To Christian Hesse (eworm)
Architecture x86_64
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


I'm unable to start any VM using VirtualBox, this is the only relevant info I found in the journal.

VirtualBox itself just gets stuck at "Starting VM...".
   vbox.txt (8.5 KiB)
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Closed by  Christian Hesse (eworm)
Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 10:41 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#74891 ...
Comment by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Monday, 09 January 2023, 17:34 GMT
You are running recent Intel hardware? I guess this is a duplicate of  FS#74891 ...
Can you boot with ibt=off and try again?
Comment by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 07:05 GMT Comment by skrat (skrat) - Tuesday, 10 January 2023, 10:40 GMT
Yes this is it, adding that kernel parameter solved the issue.