[vbox-dev] Problem with kernel 5.8
Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Wed Jul 15 17:26:04 UTC 2020
On 7/15/20 4:09 AM, Sérgio Basto wrote:
> On Tue, 2020-07-14 at 09:17 -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
>> On 6/8/20 4:12 AM, Frank Batschulat wrote:
>>> Larry, thanks - this work will be tracked with:
>>> Ticket #19644 (accepted defect)
>>> Linux kernel version: 5.8 - we need changes
>> Just a heads-up to all the distro maintainers that read this list. I
>> have not
>> found a fix that works to allocate executable memory in vboxdrv. When
>> 5.8.0 is released, EVERY VM on a host trying to run that kernel will
>> break! The
>> ticket shown above has my fixes for the other API changes in 5.8, but
>> removal of the exports to allocate executable memory are not fixed.
> Thank you for this information , the newest VirtualBox 6.1.12 bring any
> news about kernel 5.8 ?
There is no mention in the changelog.
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