[vbox-dev] Fix build errors on Linux kernel version 3.2

Larry Finger Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Thu Nov 10 16:59:19 GMT 2011

On 11/10/2011 02:04 AM, Frank Mehnert wrote:
> Hi Larry,
> On Thursday 10 November 2011 04:28:03 Larry Finger wrote:
>> In Linux kernel 3.2, the iommu API changed. The following patch, copyright
>> 2011 by Larry Finger and released under an MIT license, allows the
>> VirtualBox module vboxpci to build:
> thanks for this contribution but this problem was already fixed in
> r39224.

As I use the prebuilt version, rather than svn, I needed this patch.

> And a general note: We adapt our Linux kernel code to a new version
> not before at least -rc1 is available (the changeset was comitted at
> the day when 3.2-rc1 was released). But early warnings pointing us to
> such problems are greatly appreciated!

This cycle, I did not run any 3.1-git kernels that would have shown the problem.

Could you post any such patches in this list, or at least warn users that such a 
patch is needed?



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