Bug#717791: debian-installer: virtualbox guest additions not installed correctly
Christian PERRIER <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2013-07-25):
> Quoting Sander Marechal (email@example.com):
> > Package: debian-installer
> > Severity: normal
> > Tags: d-i
> > I installed a clean Debian Wheezy 7.1. The installer correctly
> > determined that it was running in a Virtualbox VM and installed the
> > virtualbox guest additions. The problem is that the additions were
> > not correctly installed. The kernel module wasn't built so the guest
> > additions did not work.
> > I first had to install the build-essentials myself. Also, the
> > installer installed the wrong kernel headers for my kernel. The
> > debian installation came out running the -486 kernel but the
> > installer installed the -686-pae kernel headers.
> > IMHO if the debian installer installs the virtualbox guest
> > additions, it should also build and load the kernel module.
Strange, ISTR that did work (and that was taking a fair amount of CPU
time). Attaching your installer logs would be nice (I guess we only
need syslog); /var/log/installer to the rescue.
> To be confirmed but I suspect this is not the installer that
> triggerred the installation of virtualbox extensions.
> I see nothing in tasksel's tasks that is related to virtualbox or
Yeah, I needed a few minutes to find out, that's actually pulled through
| discover-data (2.2010.10.14) unstable; urgency=low
| * Update HW mappings for PCI devices:
| 8086:3582: install i810switch.
| 80ee:beef: Install virtualbox-ose-guest-x11.
| -- Petter Reinholdtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Thu, 14 Oct 2010 23:07:42 +0200