virtual machines crash with bridged adapters

Bug #1048529 reported by Michael on 2012-09-10
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
virtualbox (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Whenever I run a virtual machine with a 'bridged' network adapter, my host machine freezes after a few seconds. The kernel ring buffer shows 'soft lockup' messages.

This did work before and might have been introduced with a recent kernel or virtualbox version.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: virtualbox 4.1.12-dfsg-2ubuntu0.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-30.48-generic 3.2.27
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-30-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu12
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Sep 10 10:23:15 2012
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: virtualbox
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
mtime.conffile..etc.default.virtualbox: 2012-07-13T10:44:30.068408

Michael (mig000) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in virtualbox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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