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Re: [opensuse] Installing VirtualBox
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 13:34:55 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LSU.2.00.0902091333250.16741@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Monday, 2009-02-09 at 12:26 +0200, Stan Goodman wrote:

It had not come up here. Following your suggestion:

Poblano:/usr/bin # /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup
Stopping VirtualBox kernel module done
Removing old VirtualBox netflt kernel module done
Removing old VirtualBox kernel module done
Recompiling VirtualBox kernel module failed
(Look at /var/log/vbox-install.log to find out what went wrong)
Poblano:/usr/bin # cd /var/log
Poblano:/var/log # vi vbox-install.log

*****
Here is what the log says:
Makefile:170: *** Error: unable to find the include directory for your
current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_INCL=<directory> and run Make again.
Stop.
*****

What exactly does the above want me to do?


Do you have package kernel-source installed, and have it initialized?

- -- Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

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