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Old 12-01-2019, 08:13 PM   #1
phalange
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VirtualBox broken, VirtualBox fixed; kernel 5.4.1


To VirtualBox users:

I hit a hiccup after installing the 5.4.1 kernel and using the generic Linux *.run install of VirtualBox 6.0.14 (it kicks up an error installing the modules).

This is solved in the development version VB 6.1 found here https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/

I'm testing still now but VB6.1 works as expected so far.
 
Old 12-02-2019, 12:08 AM   #2
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Works for me. Excellent job, phalange. Thank you a lot.
 
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Old 12-02-2019, 05:47 AM   #3
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It's not a hiccup, it's expected that 6.0.14 cannot compile its modules against Linux 5.4.

6.0.15 has patched module sources, and it's not as poopy as the betas...

https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Testbuilds

A direct link to the .run file. Don't click this link if you want it, Right click and Save. If clicked, it will try to load as a text file because those .run files are shell script with binary archive grafted on.
https://www.virtualbox.org/download/...inux_amd64.run
 
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Old 12-02-2019, 07:52 PM   #4
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Is there a slackbuild for 6.1?
 
Old 12-03-2019, 09:26 AM   #5
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No, it's not even officially released, still at RC1
 
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