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Virtual box failure of starting a VM on F17

asked 2012-10-17 11:30:47 -0500

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Virtual box failure of starting a VM on F17

There is a constant problem about some parameters of the kernel .

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sorry @Xhani but your answer is to generic.. please update your post and write about what are you trying to do ? what error did you get? what step did you follow?

hhlp gravatar imagehhlp ( 2012-10-17 11:52:56 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-10-19 02:26:25 -0500

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updated 2012-10-19 03:44:23 -0500

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Sorry for posting here but also with VB installation problem Have another problem , after installing DKMS - i tried to run -/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup but have this errors-->

Trying to register the VirtualBox kernel modules using DKMSError! echo
Your kernel headers for kernel 3.6.1-1.fc17.x86_64 cannot be found at
/lib/modules/3.6.1-1.fc17.x86_64/build or /lib/modules/3.6.1-1.fc17.x86_64/source.
  (Failed, trying without DKMS)
Recompiling VirtualBox kernel modules                      [FAILED]
  (Look at /var/log/vbox-install.log to find out what went wrong)
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@valertoZe you have to install -> sudo yum install gcc kernel-devel kernel-headers dkms and try again to run sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

hhlp gravatar imagehhlp ( 2012-10-19 03:51:41 -0500 )edit

answered 2012-10-17 19:31:40 -0500

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updated 2012-10-17 19:33:47 -0500

open terminal

su root

yum install dkms

/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

(( that's for Oracle-VirtualBox ))


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