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Bug 612971 - the VirtualBox kernel modules are not updated if a new kernel is installed
the VirtualBox kernel modules are not updated if a new kernel is installed
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dkms (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matt Domsch
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Reported: 2010-07-09 08:40 EDT by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2010-09-13 03:00 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-09-13 02:59:20 EDT
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Description Joachim Backes 2010-07-09 08:40:24 EDT
Description of problem:
I'm running F13 and VirtualBox from virtualbox.org (not Virtualbox-ose). Each time a new kernel is installed, the virtualbox box driver modules are *not
rebuilt*. So, after rebooting my box and starting VirtualBox for the first time (after kernel update), the VirtualBox start is
rejected and a PopupUp appears saying something as "Fedora users should
install DKMS", and I have to do "/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup" manually.

After having done "/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup" once, then VirtualBox starts flawless (until the next kernel update).

But in my box, the most recent (??) version of dkms is installed:
dkms-2.1.0.1-1.fc12.noarch.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
dkms-2.1.0.1-1.fc12.noarch.

How reproducible:
Each time after the kernel is updated

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Update kernel
2.Reboot
3.Start VirtualBox
  
Actual results:
VirtualBox rejects start

Expected results:
The VM is booted

Additional info:
Comment 1 Joachim Backes 2010-09-13 02:59:20 EDT
My error: I forgot to install dkms

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