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Old 01-15-2012, 07:40 PM   #1
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virtualbox-ose problem

I installed this package from When it was launched, i got the text below in rxvt:

"WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module
available for the current kernel ( or it failed to
load. Please recompile the kernel module and install it by

sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

You will not be able to start VMs until this problem is fixed."

There is no vboxdrv in /etc/init.d/ and /dev/, but in /etc/rc.d/rc.vboxdrv

And i recompiled the kernel module and installed it by /etc/rc.d/rc.vboxdrv setup, i got :

"Not implemented! Please use the virtualbox-kernel.SlackBuild available at instead."

What should i do?

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Old 01-15-2012, 08:04 PM   #2
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If you installed the virtualbox-kernel package (from, you should just be able to do a
/etc/rc.d/rc.vboxdrv start
To load the kernel module, then try running virtualbox.
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Old 01-15-2012, 08:28 PM   #3
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solved, thank you!


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