[vbox-dev] Segmentation fault while inserting the kernel module - VirtualBox OSE 1.4.0
Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Sat Jul 21 15:04:41 PDT 2007
Eugéne Suter wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm trying to make a package of VirtualBox OSE 1.4.0 for VectorLinux
> 5.8, a Slackware 11 derivative distro.
> These are the specs:
> - GCC/G++ 3.4.6
> - Glibc 2.3.6
> - Kernel 188.8.131.52 <http://184.108.40.206>
> - Qt 3.3.5
> I have all the other dependencies taken care of, and the sources compile
> just fine (and seemingly faster than they did with version 1.3.x).
> However, after the build finishes and after entering the
> out/linux.x86/release/bin/ directory, running "insmod vboxrv.ko" gives a
> segmentation fault:
> root:# insmod vboxdrv.ko
> Segmentation fault
> And the output of lsmod shows that the module is not loaded properly
> (its quoted):
> root:# lsmod | grep vboxdrv
> "vboxdrv" 43494 1
> Yeah, the vboxdrv appears quoted in lsmod...
> And then of course the vboxdrv device does not appear in /dev, so even
> though the virtualbox GUI runs fine, I can't do anything with it.
> I have done several Google searches that have pointed me to threads
> where people have had segmentation faults while running the GUI, but not
> while inserting the kernel module.
> Can anyone here please shed some light on this problem?
> Thanks in advance!
Do you get anything in /var/log/messages regarding the oops?
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