Virtualbox after 10.04 upgrade

claydoh at midmaine.com claydoh at midmaine.com
Mon May 24 23:53:37 BST 2010


> Clay Weber said the following at 05/22/2010 06:29 PM :
>
>> to be  bit better stability-wise (for me at least). Also note that
>> Multiverse packages come without support:
>>
>
> I'm not sure what point you're trying to make, Clay.
>
> virtualbox-ose is in universe, so why is multiverse's lack of support
> relevant here?
>
>   Doc
>

I just got the repository classification incorrect :(

Either way, Virtualbox is *not* a supported package, so it doesn't get any
formal testing or bug fixing


This was in response to this:

> This is one of those "did they actually test the virtualbox package before
> releasing lucid?" things, at least for me. There seem to be several
> showstopper problems with the package as released. I definitely won't be
> upgrading any more important machines to lucid until virtualbox runs as
> cleanly as it did before the upgrade on my laptop.

So the suggestion to try packages directly from Oracle might make things
better for you.

clay




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