Master or 4.7 under VirtualBox/KVM

Martin Gräßlin mgraesslin at
Sun Jul 31 12:32:49 BST 2011

On Sunday 31 July 2011 12:58:05 Michael Jansen wrote:
> Hi @all
> I am currently trying to setup a compiled from sources master on opensuse in a 
> vm. I first tried kvm and then virtualbox.
> In both cases i got the same problem. The vms work as expected with the 
> opensuse 11.4 provided kde 4.6 (a bit sluggish but they work) and with any 
> other DE.
> The minute i login into my self compiled trunk (kdesupport and kde-core 
> modules from sources, qt 4.7.1 from distro) the systems hangs. X11 eats up my 
> 2 GB allocated mem in seconds and soon the session crashes (kvm) or does not 
> respond in any way (virtualbox).
> Did we manage to break kde under virtual machines? Or is the problem here? 
> Has someone a recent kde running in a vm?
Have you tried a failsafe login?

I had tested project-neon in a virtualbox (4.1) some days ago but had to ensure that compositing 
is not active or X11 ended in an endless restart loop.

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