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Old 01-06-2011, 03:25 AM   #1
Beekman
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Ubuntu crashes when starting VirtualBox


If I start my VirtualBox on Ubuntu 11.04 it crashes 50% of the time... The whole system hangs, even the music keeps playing the last 2 seconds over and over...

I can't find useful information in the Log File Viewer.

Does anybody know something about this issue, or know where I can find more information to determine the cause?

I'm using seperate X screens, maybe it has something to do with that?
 
Old 01-06-2011, 06:34 AM   #2
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The last time I used VirtualBox I needed to compile some kernel modules after every kernel update. Was VirtualBox acting fine before? You could try running this command as root: /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup. This was what I used to recompile the module on archlinux except my exact command was /etc/rc.d/vboxdrv setup.
 
Old 01-06-2011, 06:52 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply,

I think I installed it after the kernel update...
I also don't have a /etc/init.d/vboxdrv (also not in rc.d).
(I installed it using the Software Center)

I searched for vboxdrv, but it only found object code (.ko) and two directories (in usr/src and var/lib)...
 
  


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