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Old 12-11-2008, 08:10 PM   #1
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Virtualbox modules/app. version issue


Hi All,

Googled for help but didn't find a solution.

I'm new to virtualbox and am having some trouble. I have the following packages installed:

rc virtualbox-2.0 2.0.6-39765_Debian_lenny Sun xVM VirtualBox


ii virtualbox-ose 1.6.6-dfsg-3 x86 virtualization solution - binaries


rc virtualbox-ose-modules-2.6.26-1-486 2.6.26+1.6.2-dfsg-4 PC virtualization solution for Linux 2.6.26 on x86


ii virtualbox-ose-modules-2.6.26-1-686 2.6.26+1.6.2-dfsg-4 PC virtualization solution for Linux 2.6.26 on PPro/Celeron/P


When I run virtualbox, I get the following error:


The version of the VirtualBox kernel modules and the version of VirtualBox application are not matching. You can correct this by either installing the correct virtualbox-ose-modules package (if available) through apt-get or by building it manually with: module-assistant auto-install virtualbox-ose.
VBox status code: -1912 (VERR_VM_DRIVER_VERSION_MISMATCH).

Not sure what to make of this.

Thanks,

ab

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Old 12-12-2008, 01:35 AM   #2
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I use sidux 32 bit and the non-ose edition of vbox but there are a fews ways to go as I see it

1) remove all binaries and download either the non-ose or ose editon

http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads

..install it..and run

Code:
su
/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup
this will create the module on your current booted kernel..and saves it for any reboot...but that command (or script) needs to be redone each kernel upgrade.

2) you have not specified what your cpu is...so I can offer no hint as to what crap to delete and what to keep and build from the correct cpu binary ...so (1) is still easier

3) the reason I use non-ose is it gives me USB support in the vbox

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Old 12-12-2008, 03:29 PM   #3
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In fact, try running the setup command from aus9's post first before deleting anything. That may be all you need.
 
Old 12-12-2008, 11:14 PM   #4
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Thanks a million guys. Worked like a charm!

-ab
 
Old 12-12-2008, 11:20 PM   #5
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Aus9,

I'm confused though between ose and non-ose versions. I saw only one option for lenny i386 which is what I downloaded and installed:

virtualbox-2.0_2.0.6-39765_Debian_lenny_i386.deb

not sure if this is ose or non-ose.

Thanks Again,

ab
 
Old 12-13-2008, 02:58 AM   #6
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thats non-ose

it should give you usb options ...click on settings and enable usb 2 before starting the vbox hd or iso etc....insert usb....click on devices click on usb device found and away you go
 
Old 12-13-2008, 09:49 AM   #7
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Thanks man!
 
  


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