VirtualBox

Ticket #3846 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

OpenSolaris error when installing Guest Additions

Reported by: davidsain Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: guest additions
Version: VirtualBox 2.2.0 Keywords: devfsadm vboxguest driver fail attach
Cc: Guest type: Solaris
Host type: Windows

Description

Error during package installation. No apparent problem at this time. I don't know what specifically failed to attached to the kernel, so marked it as minor.

Host: Windows XP x64 edition on AMD Athlon X2 FX-60 dual core.

david@opensolaris:~# pkgadd -d /media/VBOXADDITIONS_2.2.0_45846/VBoxSolarisAdditions.pkg ... ## Executing postinstall script. Uncompressing files... Configuring VirtualBox guest kernel module... devfsadm: driver failed to attach: vboxguest Warning: Driver (vboxguest) successfully added to system but failed to attach Usage: kill [-l] [-n signum] [-s signame] job ...

Or:job ...

killjob ... [job ... optionsjob ... ] -l [arg ...] ## Aborting due to attach failure. devfsadm: driver failed to attach: vboxguest Creating links... Configuring Xorg... Configuring client... Configuring service... devfsadm: driver failed to attach: vboxguest Done.

Attachments

VBoxAdditionsError.txt Download (13.8 KB) - added by davidsain 5 years ago.
OpenSolaris.xml Download (3.6 KB) - added by davidsain 5 years ago.
Guest Machine file
messages Download (81.8 KB) - added by davidsain 5 years ago.
/var/adm/messages

Change History

Changed 5 years ago by davidsain

Changed 5 years ago by davidsain

Guest Machine file

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by davidsain

Apologies - Guest is new install of OpenSolaris 0805.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by ramshankar

Please attach output of tail -300 /var/adm/messages

Changed 5 years ago by davidsain

/var/adm/messages

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Component changed from other to guest additions

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