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Bug#599054: [Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#599054: After kernel upgrading vbox is no more usable

On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 02:12:26PM +0200, Michael Meskes wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 01:18:42PM +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> > module-assistant fails as well:
> > ...
> > Starting VirtualBox kernel modulesmodprobe vboxdrv failed. Please use 'dmesg' to find out why ... failed!
> >  failed!
> > invoke-rc.d: initscript virtualbox-ose, action "restart" failed.
> Are you sure your headers are correct? I tried both, the dkms build and the m-a build and both worked for me.
> Michael

I had to rebuild both -guest-kms and -ose modules, which implies that
there's not a safe upgrade path for vbox when ABI changes as it is
currently. Quite bad, because the näive user needs to manually recover
things more than expected.

Francesco P. Lovergine

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