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Old 10-18-2010, 07:03 AM   #1
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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.
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Old 10-18-2010, 07:06 AM   #2
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Hi,

Install the kernel-devel packages
 
Old 10-18-2010, 07:21 AM   #3
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[QUOTE=prayag_pjs;4131169]Hi,

Install the kernel-devel packages[

thnaks a lot really helpfull
 
Old 10-18-2010, 07:23 AM   #4
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Hi,

Hope you don't mind making the Post SOLVED
 
  


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