Bug 977585 - F18 vboxdrv verification failed, kernel tainted after mokutil --disable-validation
F18 vboxdrv verification failed, kernel tainted after mokutil --disable-valid...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2013-06-24 20:42 EDT by Gerald Cox
Modified: 2013-06-25 07:58 EDT (History)
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Description Gerald Cox 2013-06-24 20:42:20 EDT
Description of problem:
Receiving following messages:

vboxdrv: module verification failed: signature and/or required key missing - tainting kernel
Disabling lock debugging due to kernel taint

I then disabled validation using mokutil --disable-validation, however message still occurs

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-3.9.6-200

How reproducible:
Reboot


Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Reboot
2.  dmesg | grep taint
3.

Actual results:
kernel tainted 

Expected results:
kernel not tainted

Additional info:
Comment 1 Josh Boyer 2013-06-25 07:58:44 EDT
The Fedora kernel taints whenever the virtual box modules are loaded, regardless of either signature state or Secure Boot.  We don't support virtual box.

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