[vbox-dev] Announcement: VirtualBox 4.1.22 released

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Sat Sep 8 06:04:29 GMT 2012

On Saturday 08 September 2012 03:51:23 Larry Finger wrote:
> On 09/07/2012 06:37 PM, Larry Finger wrote:
> > There are also a lot of errors with messages of the form
> > 
> > /usr/share/virtualbox/src/vboxhost/vboxpci/VBoxPci.o: In function
> > `iommu_attach_group':
> > /home/finger/wireless-testing-new/include/linux/iommu.h:260: multiple
> > definition of `iommu_attach_group'
> > /usr/share/virtualbox/src/vboxhost/vboxpci/linux/VBoxPci-linux.o:/home/fi
> > nger/wireless-testing-new/include/linux/iommu.h:260: first defined here
> > 
> > I do not know the fix for these errors.
> The errors were "fixed" by changing the configuration. Previously, I did
> not define CONFIG_AMD_IOMMU. As I have an AMD processor,
> CONFIG_INTEL_IOMMU was also not defined, which also meant the
> CONFIG_IOMMU_API was not defined. Once I added the AMD IOMMU parameter,
> the module compiled without problems.
> As the previous kernel runs OK, I think the configuration is OK. I can
> understand that vboxpci could not run, but it should at least compile.

I was not aware of these build problems. With a standard configuration,
the VBoxPci module builds fine here on Linux 3.6-rc4.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert
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