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birla.sunil 10-18-2010 07:03 AM

Error while installing virtualbox in rhel 5.3
No precompiled module for this kernel found -- trying to build one. Messages
emitted during module compilation will be logged to /var/log/vbox-install.log.

Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules [ OK ]
Uninstalling old VirtualBox DKMS kernel modules [ OK ]
Trying to register the VirtualBox kernel modules using DKMS [FAILED]
(Failed, trying without DKMS)
Recompiling VirtualBox kernel modules [FAILED]
(Look at /var/log/vbox-install.log to find out what went wrong)

see the logs that is showned

Makefile:159: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again. Stop.

prayag_pjs 10-18-2010 07:06 AM


Install the kernel-devel packages

birla.sunil 10-18-2010 07:21 AM


Install the kernel-devel packages[

thnaks a lot really helpfull

prayag_pjs 10-18-2010 07:23 AM


Hope you don't mind making the Post SOLVED

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