VirtualBox Software

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Mon Aug 3 19:07:17 BST 2009

On Saturday 01 August 2009 2:05:02 am Kevin McKinney wrote:
> I recently received an update that included the kernel version
>  Before installing this update I had a virtual machine setup.
> I used VirtualBox software to configure this VM. After installing the
> kernel I could not run any VM's.  I receive the following error message
> when attempting to load VirtualBox: 
>         The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no
> module
>          available for the current kernel (2.6.28-14-generic) or it
> failed to
>          load.
> My question is does this version of the kernel support VirtualBox? If
> not can I include this module in the kernel for future releases?

Recompile the module.  Have to do that after all ABI-changing kernel updates 
(2.6.28-14 to 2.6.29-15 or 2.6.28 to 2.6.29).

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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