This file lists what other modules each module needs if any , and modprobe uses this to add or remove these dependencies automatically. I have only limited experience with virtualbox. I ran into the same problem as einsiol. Also, uninstall virtualbox-guest-dkms if you have it. My process being so: make clean make sudo make install sudo modprobe 8812au The issue comes in the end, were I get a error when trying to enable the the driver with modprobe.
However, even after rebooting the machine, the error remains. Best regards, Nelson -- System Information: Debian Release: 9. I then tried reinstalling the appropriate host modules for my kernel version 4. Reinstalling the generic kernel seems not to be enough. I'd have to get the machine back to a state without all of the upgraded packages to retest, but the machine I did this on is a very old laptop and it is sloooooooow. But now when I modprobe:.
Your posts above are a bit confusing, but I think you are running the broadcom-wl-dkms driver. If that does not work, then this is a bug in the package that provide non compatible module. This should install the driver 6. The work of resolving and understanding is done inside the kernel. Side note: makepkg used to have a --pkg option to indicate you only wanted a subset of packages from a split package, but it seems to have gone missing… oh well. Is it because I can't reinstall the kernel the system is booting with? For historical reasons both --dry-run and --show actually mean the same thing and are interchangeable. Examples The following series of commands illustrate a common way to use modprobe.
It performs the actual insertion and removal using the lower-level programs and , respectively. Sign up for a free GitHub account to open an issue and contact its maintainers and the community. I'm using Slackware and quite new in Slackware and Linux I just want to use Virtual Box. Now I changed the code as you adviced, but the result is the same. This should hopefully avoid things like this happening again.
Do as karol suggests and you should be fine. Any ideas of what could be happening here, please? As a temporary workaround, you can simply install the linux-lts kernel and virtualbox-guest-modules-lts. Kernel preparation unnecessary for this kernel. How can I fix this? It does not run any of the install commands. The problem goes away after a reboot, of course.
It was working fine for me for about two months before that with multiple previous kernel updates. This applies to any modules inserted: both the module or alias on the command line and any modules it on which it depends. On restarting, I tried this again and had the same problem. Using virtualbox-dkms always worked like a charm. Just tried that and getting same result.
I just saw this on two of my machines after upgrading to 4. It was the last kernel update that did it. The current version can be obtained from. Luckily i had saved a snap-shot on virtualbox that i could restore to. These checks are there for your protection, so using this option is dangerous unless you know what you are doing.
Removing old VirtualBox netadp kernel module. I am using Porteus 3. Linux is at version 4. This is ideal for simple scripts; however, more complicated scripts often want to know whether modprobe really did something: this option makes modprobe fail in the case that it actually didn't do anything. Combined with -v, it is useful for debugging. Commands like apt-get update , yum do not work! It seems more likely that it happens because of umatched version between your kernel and your virtualbox modules, causing to failed to build when you updated before….
Please use 'dmesg' to find out why Did you try that? This can be useful for debugging module alias problems. Removing old VirtualBox pci kernel module. Related commands — Generate a list of kernel module dependences and associated map files. I ran the pacman commands and restarted, and my virtualbox and wireless problems are sorted. Aboout your error, which can be good to know for the future, kernel headers is in a separate bundle and can be downloaded from alphaos sourceforge page. I am on Debian 8.