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Old 12-03-2012, 12:47 AM   #1
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Angry VirtualBox Having Issues

Hi, I am running Tango Studio which rides on Ubuntu. I want to use VirtualBox OSE to setup different operating systems and further my networking carerr. But when going to start the virtual machine I get an error

Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

Please install the virtualbox-ose-dkms package and execute 'modprobe vboxdrv' as root.

So I go to Synaptic and upgrade the packages because my skills are lacking in a terminal. It gives me an error saying to check the make log for DKMS make.log for virtualbox-ose-3.1.6. Here is that error:

DKMS make.log for virtualbox-ose-3.1.6 for kernel 3.0.0-19-lowlatency (x86_64)
Mon Dec 3 01:31:39 EST 2012
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.0.0-19-lowlatency'
LD /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/built-in.o
LD /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/built-in.o
CC [M] /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/SUPDrv-linux.o
In file included from /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/include/VBox/types.h:34,
from /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/../SUPDrvInternal.h:39,
from /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/SUPDrv-linux.c:37:
/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/include/iprt/types.h:101:31: error: linux/autoconf.h: No such file or directory
/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/SUPDrv-linux.c: In function ‘VBoxDrvLinuxInit’:
/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/SUPDrv-linux.c:443: error: ‘nmi_watchdog’ undeclared (first use in this function)
/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/SUPDrv-linux.c:443: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/SUPDrv-linux.c:443: error: for each function it appears in.)
/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/SUPDrv-linux.c:443: error: ‘NMI_IO_APIC’ undeclared (first use in this function)
/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/SUPDrv-linux.c:457: error: ‘nmi_active’ undeclared (first use in this function)
make[2]: *** [/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv/linux/SUPDrv-linux.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build/vboxdrv] Error 2
make: *** [_module_/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-ose/3.1.6/build] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.0.0-19-lowlatency'

Any idea what I need to do?
Old 12-05-2012, 10:28 AM   #2
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You can't build drivers unless you install the kernel-devel package that matches your kernel, which appears to be kernel 3.0.0-19-lowlatency.

Last edited by smallpond; 12-05-2012 at 12:16 PM. Reason: added bold
Old 12-05-2012, 11:16 AM   #3
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Would that be listed in Synaptic Package Manager and if so would there be a specific name for the package? Thanks
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What I meant to say was that when I do a search for that kernel devel 3.0.0-19-lowlatency in Synaptic Package Manager I don't find it. Is there an alternate means I can use to get this, maybe apt?


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