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Linux VM Hangs After Installing Guest Addition (Doc ID 2719042.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle VM VirtualBox - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer may find that after they installed guest additions on their Linux guest VM, their VM hangs with error:

VBoxClient: Could not find symbol address.(x11Context.pXRRFreeMonitors)
VBoxClient: Could not find symbol address.(x11Context.pXRRGetMonitors)

The host is Windows 10 and guest is Oracle Linux 6.5 64-bit.
Virtualbox and guest additions version are the same: 6.1.14.

Cause

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