APPLIED: [PATCH 0/3][C/Unstable] Switch back to out-of-tree virtualbox guest modules

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Thu Oct 11 12:16:41 UTC 2018

On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 08:41:32AM -0500, Seth Forshee wrote:
> == SRU Justification ==
> Impact: Vagrant environments are no longer able to use virtualbox
> feartures like shared folders. This is due to Ubuntu Cosmic kernels
> currently shipping the upstream vboxguest module and not importing
> modules from the virtualbox-guest-dkms package.
> Fix: One solution would be to use the dkms modules for Vagrant, but this
> is not ideal. At this late stage the simplest solution is to go back to
> importing the out-of-tree modules.
> Regression Potential: Minimal. Will have no impact outside of virtualbox
> environments, and the drivers being imported come from the
> virtualbox-guest-dkms package in cosmic and are thus expected to work
> well.

Applied to cosmic/master-next and unstable/master.

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