Re: can't install virtualbox in my wheezy?
Thanks for the answers!
I did not do a dist upgrade for a period of time, after this I installed
the headers and everything works fine.
On 10/25/2012 06:31 PM, Robert Goley wrote:
> I don't have a similar setup but from your errors it is just the headers that
> can not be found for rebuilding the modules. I believe DKMS uses the headers
> based on the values reported via the name command. Look under /usr/src and see
> if you have corresponding headers installed and extracted there. If not, install
> the header packages with the same identification portion as the kernel you are
> using when the system boots. Then try to reinstall the virtualbox packages and
> reboot. If the modules are not rebuilt on package installation, they will be
> rebuilt on reboot. Hope that helps.
> On 10/25/2012 09:47 AM, Steff wrote:
>> True, I'm banging my head against the same problem.
>> On 10/25/2012 02:59 PM, Estelmann, Christian wrote:
>>> Did you try to install the debian package? You also need virtualbox-dkms
>>> and linux-headers.
>>> Am 25.10.2012 14:34, schrieb contro opinion:
>>>> cat /var/log/vbox-install.log
>>>> Uninstalling modules from DKMS
>>>> removing old DKMS module vboxhost version 4.2.2
>>>> Deleting module version: 4.2.2
>>>> completely from the DKMS tree.
>>>> Attempting to install using DKMS
>>>> Creating symlink /var/lib/dkms/vboxhost/4.2.2/source ->
>>>> DKMS: add completed.
>>>> Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without
>>>> Makefile:181: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current
>>>> Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again. Stop.
>>>> how can i Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again.??
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