[vbox-dev] [FIXED] for minor install error: Cannot create device /dev/vboxdrv with major 10 and minor 57u 58

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Fri Sep 25 15:19:27 GMT 2015


On Wednesday 23 September 2015 15:10:55 Dâniel Fraga wrote:
> 	I opened this ticket:
> https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/14627
> 	And there's a simple fix.
> 	The solution is to change the following line
> in /etc/init.d/vboxdrv:
> MINOR=`sed -n 's;\([0-9]\+\) vboxdrv;\1;p' /proc/misc`
> 	and add a "$" at the end of "vboxdrv", so it doesn't get
> confused by vboxdrvu returning 2 numbers:
> MINOR=`sed -n 's;\([0-9]\+\) vboxdrv$;\1;p' /proc/misc`
> 	Can you implement this fix?

no need to do such postings on vbox-dev. Doing so just duplicates the
information. As I just wrote to the ticket the fix is now committed to
the repository and will be part of the next 5.0.x maintenance release.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert | Software Development Director, VirtualBox
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