[Slackbuilds-users] virtualbox-ose-2.1.4 rc script fails

dae3 7252d9 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 11:46:17 UTC 2009

I wrote:

> I don't think that's a good idea. Why don't you simply point the script
> to the new location?
> The VirtualBox GUI is supposed to be able to call the script, so if it
> can't find the kernel module, it can make a new one on the spot.  This
> turns out to be very convenient every time the user updates or
> recompiles the kernel.
> By removing the setup option, you are actually removing useful
> functionality from the VirtualBox program.

Actually, scratch the second paragraph, since module recompilation
happens via the DKMS mechanism.

Lacking DKMS, however, the user *is* told to run 'vboxdrv setup' by the
program, so that functionality should still be provided for.

~> cat /etc/*-{version,release}|head -n1 && uname -moprs|fold -sw72
Slackware 12.2.0
Linux i686 AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology MK-36 

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