virtualbox kernel driver not installed ???

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atgreen1
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virtualbox kernel driver not installed ???

Postby atgreen1 » Sun Dec 14, 2008 12:48 am

help guys i dont know what to do ? i have vmware alot iwould rather use this if i can get a bit of help thanks guys.....atgreen1
this is what it said.
VirtualBox kernel driver not installed. The vboxdrv kernel module was either not loaded or /dev/vboxdrv was not created for some reason. Please install the virtualbox-ose-modules package for your kernel, e.g. virtualbox-ose-modules-generic..
VBox status code: -1908 (VERR_VM_DRIVER_NOT_INSTALLED).


Result Code:
0x80004005
Component:
Console
Interface:
IConsole {1dea5c4b-0753-4193-b909-22330f64ec45}

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Re: virtualbox kernel driver not installed ???

Postby Fred » Sun Dec 14, 2008 2:09 am

atgreen1,

This appears to be the same problem that I saw in a different thread. If you will follow the instructions I gave close to the end of the thread it should fix your problem. If you are not using the intrepid repos then change the repo in the line that I gave to the appropriate repo, ie gutsy, hardy, or whatever. You will see what I mean when you look at my post.

viewtopic.php?f=47&t=19168

Fred
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