saqman2060 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 06:29:27 UTC 2014
Actually, Virtualbox should install those dependencies by default. Would
make sense if vbox won't run without it.
On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 6:56 PM, Simos Xenitellis <simos.lists at googlemail.com
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 8:14 PM, Scott Richardson
> <scott.richardson at visionsystemsinc.com> wrote:
> > virtualbox-qt (4.3.10-dfsg-1) requires virtualbox-dkms. Without this, I
> > the following error when I try to start a virtual machine:
> > Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)
> > The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or
> > is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. Please reinstall the kernel
> > module by executing
> > '/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup'
> > as root. If it is available in your distribution, you should install the
> > DKMS package first. This package keeps track of Linux kernel changes and
> > recompiles the vboxdrv kernel module if necessary.
> > However, /etc/init.d/vboxdrv does not exist. But if I install
> > virtualbox-dkms manually my virtual machine will start up. It seems like
> > virtualbox should at least suggest virtualbox-dkms be installed.
> The command should have been
> sudo dpkg-reconfigure virtualbox-dkms
> Perhaps the error message should be updated to the new command.
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