Ticket #295 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

kernel module vboxdrv

Reported by: Gounlaf Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.3.8 Keywords: kernel, vboxdrv
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other


With Ubuntu Feisty, and the kernel 2.6.20-15, the kernel module vboxdrv doesn't works

 * Starting VirtualBox kernel module vboxdrv                                    FATAL: Error inserting vboxdrv (/lib/modules/2.6.20-15-generic/misc/vboxdrv.ko): Invalid argument

 * Modprobe vboxdrv failed. Please use 'dmesg' to find out why.

dmesg =>

[ 1901.656000] vboxdrv: Trying to deactivate NMI watchdog permanently...
[ 1901.656000] vboxdrv: NMI watchdog either active or at least initialized. Please disable the NMI
[ 1901.656000] vboxdrv: watchdog by specifying 'nmi_watchdog=0' at kernel command line.

thanks for support

Change History

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Gounlaf

With the new version for feisty (update the 22-Apr-2007 20:50 ) ... it the same =*

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by sandervl73

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to invalid

The message is quite clear, isn't it? You should disable the NMI watchdog. This is all documented.

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