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I have just setup a Lucid Lynx desktop machine. I have installed VirtualBox 3.2.6 on this machine to run several server. I have created a new Lucid Lynx server in one VM, the VM creation is fine but when I try to take a snapshot, it seems the action starts but never ends... The desktop machine is in ext4.

Is this a know problem ?

Thanks a lot,


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You should probably start by taking a closer look at your snapshot directories for the obvious (enough available space, rights, etc.).

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Nope, mine works perfectly. I suspect you do not have permissions on your snapshot folder which, if you have not changed anything, will be: ~/VirtualBox/Machines/.

Also make sure that you belong to the vboxusers group.

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hello, sorry for my late reply. No, this was not linked to the permission. In fact, I think this was linked to the drive still attached to the VM when I did the snapshot. – Luc Aug 17 '10 at 11:42

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