[vbox-dev] Building/using VirtualBox modules on Tails

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 02:18:53 UTC 2016


4.3.32

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 7:54 PM, Alexey Eromenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:
> if GUI is loading, then either the security hradening or vboxdrv kernel
> module gives us trouble.
>
> Which VirtualBox version do you use ? Debian 7 Wheezy ships with VBox
> v4.1.x, which is incompatible with new Linux kernels.
>
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 3:48 AM, Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> The GUI was loading, but I was unable to start a vm.
>>
>> I'm only compiling the modules using dkms, I'm not building from
>> source (I'm using debian's packages, currently wheezy-backports but
>> that could be changed), see
>>
>> https://github.com/austin987/tails/commit/05a454543c1be95c8a5e563cbb8acc4f95829559
>>
>> I'll try compiling live with/without hardening and see what happens.
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 7:35 PM, Alexey Eromenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Does the GUI load ?
>> >
>> > What do you see in terminal, when you type in $ VirtualBox
>> >
>> > What do you see in terminal, when you type in $ VBoxSVC
>> >
>> > For GUI to load, kernel module is not required. But to start VMs it is
>> > required.
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> -Austin
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> --
> -Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"



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-Austin



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