Ticket #8132 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Guest additions wont install for Scientific Linux 6 (RHEL 6) on newest kernel 2.6.32-71.14.1

Reported by: woboyle Owned by:
Priority: major Component: guest additions
Version: VirtualBox 3.2.12 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Linux


I am running Scientific Linux 6 as a guest on CentOS 5.5 as host w/ VBox 3.2.12 r68302. The guest additions install and run just fine on the previous 2.6.32-71.7.1 kernel, but the main module fails to install on the latest 2.6.32-71.14.1 kernel. When I tried to install the modules manually it came up with a bunch of missing symbols in the weak_modules installation.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by woboyle

FYI, I have also reported this to the Scientific Linux development team at Fermi Lab.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Technologov


All I can tell is that they install fine on standard RHEL 6 (RTM) guests. Tested.


comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by frank

Please attach the log file from the guest installation to this ticket.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by frank

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

No response, closing.

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