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Problem with VirtualBox vboxdrv kernel module
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snowy


Joined: 16 Nov 2007
Posts: 68

PostPosted: Mon 18 Oct 2010, 06:47    Post subject:  Problem with VirtualBox vboxdrv kernel module  

I installed VirtualBox, but when I run it, although it opens I get an error message in the terminal:
Code:
WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module
         available for the current kernel (2.6.33.2) or it failed to
         load. Please recompile the kernel module and install it by

           sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

         You will not be able to start VMs until this problem is fixed.

When I do as advised I get:
Code:
sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup
Stopping VirtualBox kernel module ...done.
Recompiling VirtualBox kernel module ...failed!
  (Look at /var/log/vbox-install.log to find out what went wrong)

The message I find in the log is
Quote:
/opt/VirtualBox/src/vboxdrv/build_in_tmp: line 94: make: command not found
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cretsiah

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PostPosted: Mon 06 Dec 2010, 06:22    Post subject:  

its not the latest puppy but it works
vuppy = puppy 4.0 with vbox + dosbox

http://vuppy.webs.com/

download: http://www.2shared.com/file/3378587/bb767eab/VUPPY.html
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puppyluvr


Joined: 06 Jan 2008
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PostPosted: Mon 06 Dec 2010, 09:45    Post subject:  

Very Happy Hello.

Quote:
make: command not found

You must have the devx.sfs for your version of Puppy to compile programs..
D/L is to mnt/home, enable it like any other .sfs, and reboot...

And the VBox must be for the Linux Kernel you are using, ie Lupu is 2.6.33.2

Oh, and you dont need to "sudo" in Puppy, you are already root...
Open a terminal and type whoami

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