[PATCH 0/2][E/F/Unstable] Move virtualbox guest modules back to linux-modules

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at canonical.com
Mon Apr 27 21:50:27 UTC 2020

BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1873506

== SRU Justification ==

Impact: When our kernel packaging was updated to build the virtualbox
guest packages by downloading the dkms package, the modules were
accidentally placed in linux-modules-extra instead of linux-modules.
This has caused the modules to go missing in our Vagrant images.

Fix: Move the modules back to linux-modules.

Test Case: Build the kernel packages and confirm that the vboxguest and
vboxsf drivers are now in linux-modules rather than linux-modules-extra.

Regression Potential: Since linux-modules is required, anyone who is
using the vbox drivers will continue to have them after this change.
Therefore the risk of regression is extremely low.

Note that the second patch is related, but optional. Since both vbox and
zfs modules are built using dkms-build, it is not necessary to include
them in generic.inclusion-list, and removing them gets rid of some noise
in the build logs.



Seth Forshee (2):
  UBUNTU: [Packaging] Move virtualbox modules to linux-modules
  UBUNTU: [Packaging] Remove vbox and zfs modules from

 debian.master/control.d/generic.inclusion-list | 3 ---
 debian/rules.d/2-binary-arch.mk                | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 4 deletions(-)

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