[SOLVED] Cinnamon Crashes after upgrade to VB 5.1.32

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[SOLVED] Cinnamon Crashes after upgrade to VB 5.1.32

Post by redninja » Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:06 am

I am having problems after updating both the kernel and Virtualbox.

Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-bit
Cinnamon Version 2.8.8
Linux Kernel 4.4.0-111 generic
Processor Intel Core i7-2600K CPU @3.40GHz x 4
Memory 15.6 GiB
Hard Drives 2912.7 GB
Graphics Card NVIDIA Corporation GK208 [GeForce GT630 Rev. 2]
VirtualBox 5.1.32 Guest Additions 5.1.32 on all VM's

I have four virtual machines set up Windows 7 runs fine, Windows XP runs fine but both Mint 17.2 and Mint 18.3 fail to start correctly giving me the message 'Running in Software Rendering Mode'
If I switch on 3D Acceleration in the settings then Cinnamon does not start and I end up in fallback mode with a black screen.

Anyone got any thoughts.

TIA.
Last edited by redninja on Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:04 am, edited 1 time in total.
Mint 17.3 64bit

MoBo = ASUS P8Z68v-PRO
CPU = Intel i7 2600K, not overclocked
RAM = 16Gb Corsair @ 1600mhz
HDD = Seagate Barracuda 1Tb
GPU = NVIDIA GeForce 630 v.2
VDU = 2 x Asus 24 inch

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Re: Cinnamon Crashes after upgrade to VB 5.1.32

Post by Cosmo. » Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:11 am

I assume that you have installed the guest additions for VB 5.1.32 in your VMs. There is currently a bug in the GA of this version (the same for the current version for 5.2.x). You find on the download page of VB a corrected download file for GA.

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Re: Cinnamon Crashes after upgrade to VB 5.1.32

Post by redninja » Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:55 am

Yes the correct GuestAdditions is on all VM's.

Does this bug affect the graphics?
Mint 17.3 64bit

MoBo = ASUS P8Z68v-PRO
CPU = Intel i7 2600K, not overclocked
RAM = 16Gb Corsair @ 1600mhz
HDD = Seagate Barracuda 1Tb
GPU = NVIDIA GeForce 630 v.2
VDU = 2 x Asus 24 inch

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Re: Cinnamon Crashes after upgrade to VB 5.1.32

Post by Cosmo. » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:13 am

Yes, especially 3D acceleration.

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Re: Cinnamon Crashes after upgrade to VB 5.1.32

Post by redninja » Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:37 am

OK thanks i'll try to load the new version and post back what happens.
Mint 17.3 64bit

MoBo = ASUS P8Z68v-PRO
CPU = Intel i7 2600K, not overclocked
RAM = 16Gb Corsair @ 1600mhz
HDD = Seagate Barracuda 1Tb
GPU = NVIDIA GeForce 630 v.2
VDU = 2 x Asus 24 inch

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Re: Cinnamon Crashes after upgrade to VB 5.1.32

Post by Jim Hauser » Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:40 am

Cosmo. wrote:I assume that you have installed the guest additions for VB 5.1.32 in your VMs. There is currently a bug in the GA of this version (the same for the current version for 5.2.x). You find on the download page of VB a corrected download file for GA.
Thanks Cosmo...

This answered my question before I could ask it...

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Re: Cinnamon Crashes after upgrade to VB 5.1.32

Post by redninja » Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:04 am

Thanks everyone who replied, that's why this forum is so wonderful because everyone is willing to help.

My problem is now solved, I downloaded the updated Guest Additions, 5.1.33-1250529, from the Virtualbox website and all is now sweet.

Thanks again.
Mint 17.3 64bit

MoBo = ASUS P8Z68v-PRO
CPU = Intel i7 2600K, not overclocked
RAM = 16Gb Corsair @ 1600mhz
HDD = Seagate Barracuda 1Tb
GPU = NVIDIA GeForce 630 v.2
VDU = 2 x Asus 24 inch

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