Sunday, February 17, 2008


I installed the new beta of virtual box for OS X and installed Vista on it for a test. It is quite stable itself, but OS X gets a little unstable. Its the first time I saw OS X freeze up. This happens when removing an external monitor I had attached to the macbook pro. At first I thought it was freezing up completely. However, when playing a video from a DVD, the audio kept playing and only the display seemed to freeze up. I guess the display driver has problems.

Another weird problem is that firefox fails to exit cleanly after I running virtualbox. I have to "force quit".

Other than that, the virtual machine itself is quite stable. Its still beta and I hope they will have these issues cleared soon.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...