Linked by Kroc Camen on Fri 19th Dec 2008 07:48 UTC, submitted by rjamorim
Oracle and SUN Sun just released xVM VirtualBox 2.1.0, a major update with several new features, among them: better 64-bit support, hardware-assisted virtualization on MacOS, OpenGL 3D acceleration, easier networking on Windows and Linux, emulated SCSI controllers and full VMDK/VHD support including snapshots.
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Upgraded networking
by msundman on Fri 19th Dec 2008 16:55 UTC
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Some parts of the networking has changed in 2.1 (e.g., you no longer need a tap device for host-only networking), and if you get a network-related error message when you start 2.1 then you can fix it by shutting down virtualbox and disabling all network adapters in the settings xml file of the virtual machine(s) in question. Then when you start virtualbox it's now possible to re-enable the networking.

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