Month: February 2020

VirtualBox (failed to open a session for the virtual machine)

I was trying to boot up a VM on VirtualBox, testing Ubuntu 19.02 but was faced with the error below. The VirtualBox error reads (in clear search-able text): Call to WHvSetupPartition failed: ERROR_SUCCESS (Last=0xc000000d/87) (VERR_NEM_VM_CREATE_FAILED). Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ConsoleWrap Interface: IConsole {872da645-4a9b-1727-bee2-5585105b9eed}   The issue has got to do with Hyper-V (Microsoft’s version

Google Chrome – top turns black

You may have experienced that the top of Google Chrome becomes black like displayed in the picture below, when you maximize the window – the black box covers the URL and bookmarks.   At first I believed it was only a Google Chrome issue, until I read that people had the problem with Firefox as

Extend Linux drive (XenServer)

Here’s a quick look up guide to extend a drive on Linux, hosted on XenServer. Pre-steps From XenServer, do the following: Take server offline. Select the VM you need to change. Click Storage. Right-Click the hard drive you want to extend, and click Properties. Click Size and Location. Resize to the desired size. Take 1