VirtualBox error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

Rev. Melissa Lane melissaelane at
Mon Jan 25 16:20:06 UTC 2010

VirtualBox error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) 

This is the error log
Creating symlink /var/lib/dkms/vboxdrv/3.1.2/source ->

DKMS: add Completed.

Error! Your kernel source for kernel 2.6.31-18-generic-pae cannot be
found at
or /lib/modules/2.6.31-18-generic-pae/source.
You can use the --kernelsourcedir option to tell DKMS where it's
Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without
Makefile:152: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current
Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again. Stop.

Rev. Melissa Lane <melissaelane at>
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