[vbox-dev] VBox Guest Addition Compilation Problem in RH AS4

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Mon Nov 16 15:26:09 GMT 2009


On Wednesday 11 November 2009, Jose De Leon wrote:
> l hope l am sending this to the right location.  l have been

Yes, this list is fine for such questions.

> investigating a compilation problem with the 'VBox Guest Addition'
> software, details on the installation :
> Redhat AS 4' installation running as 'amd64'
> kernel 2.6.9-89.0.16.EL
> Kernel Packages installed:
> kernel-devel-2.6.9-89.0.16.EL (Headers Included)

You say you are running your guest as AMD64. However, from
the output of make it seems that the kernel-* packages are
installed as i386 not x86_64?

What is the output of

$ uname -a
$ rpm -qa --queryformat '%{NAME}-%{VERSION}-%{RELEASE}.%{ARCH}\n' kernel\*

in the guest?

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert

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