[vbox-dev] Patch needed to build VBox kernel module with 3.1

Larry Finger Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Tue Aug 2 11:38:06 PDT 2011

On 08/02/2011 12:02 PM, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
> It is funny to see the community patching VirtualBox for Linux, not
> only before Oracle, but also before unstable release by Linus himself
> :)
> Oracle is doing a good job, and often release updates VirtualBox
> before new stable kernel hits the streets, and *way* before major
> Linux distros starting using the new kernel.

What can I say? I need to use the kernel from the staging-2.6 git tree for some 
driver development, and Greg KH follows Linus's tree very closely. I needed the 
patch (modified for 3.0-git) to use VB with that kernel.

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