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  1. VirtualBox 1.6.2 (released 2008-06-06)

    This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

    * GUI: fixed a bug which prevented to add more than one SATA drive from the GUI
    * GUI: fixed a regression introduced in 1.6.0: the fullscreen mode was left on every guest video mode switch
    * GUI: fixed several minor issues
    * Networking: fixed a host interface networking regression introduced in 1.6.0
    * VMM: fixed starting of VMs with AMD-V enabled
    * VMM: massive performance enhancements for AMD-V
    * VMM: stability improvements for AMD-V on Windows hosts
    * VMM: correctly detect AMD CPUs with erratum 170 (AMD-V)
    * VMM: detect inconsistent timestamp counters on certain AMD Phenom CPUs (Windows host only)
    * VMM: fixed KVM check (Linux hosts only) XPCOM: fixed several races
    * VMM: fixed a regression introduced in 1.6.0: Windows stuck during installation
    * SATA: improved performance with Vista guests
    * SATA: fixed statistics counter
    * Shared Folders: several fixes (iTunes download, speed up browsing)
    * ATA/IDE: fixed boot from CDROM if a medium was added while the boot menu was active
    * Networking: provide an Intel PRO/1000 T Server (82543GC) network device emulation which is recognized by Windows XP guests
    * Networking: fixes for the E1000 emulation (don't crash if not attached, fixed a bug in the statistics counter implementation)
    * NAT: don't crash if the guest sent a DHCPRELEASE message with an invalid IP address
    * NAT: fixed ARP reply for the NAT gateway and for the NAT name server if the guest IP range was changed
    * Internal Networking: fixed shutdown if more than two VMs are connected to the same network
    * BIOS: allow to change the DMI informatiton (see chapter 9.13, Con'guring the BIOS DMI information, page 125)
    * RTC: fixed UIP emulation to prevent jumping of time in Solaris guests
    * Windows host: VirtualBox installation directory corrected for 64 bits Windows
    * Windows host: fixed VBoxVRDP.exe symlink
    * Windows host: solved locking problems in raw partition VMDK support
    * Windows host: fixed stability during high system load (page fault in KeQueryActiveProcessors)
    * MacOS X host: fixed crashes under certain conditions
    * Shared Folders: limited users without admin rights now also can use Shared Folders on Windows guests
    * Linux hosts: fixed default runlevel for the kernel module helper script
    * Solaris hosts: enabled support for VT-x and AMD-V
    * Solaris hosts: dynamic loading of libdlpi fixes a problem where Solaris 10 was not able to start a VM
    * Linux additions: fixed runlevels for kernel module helper scripts
    * Linux additions: compatibility fixes with Linux 2.6.26
    * Linux additions: fixed occasional guest kernel crash during unload of the vboxadd guest kernel module

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