[arch-general] virtualbox-host-dkms

Sudaraka Wijesinghe sudaraka.wijesinghe at gmail.com
Fri Mar 8 08:19:33 EST 2013

On 03/08/13 18:04, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Hi :)
> dkms can't rebuild deleted vbox modules for the "linux" kernel
>   # dkms install vboxhost/$(pacman -Q virtualbox|awk {'print $2'}|sed 's/\-.\+//') -k $(uname -rm|sed 's/\ /\//')
>   Module vboxhost/4.2.8 already installed on kernel 3.7.10-1-ARCH/x86_64
>   # ls /usr/lib/modules/extramodules-3.7-ARCH/
>   version
> and for linux-rt I get the same error
>   # dkms install vboxhost/$(pacman -Q virtualbox|awk {'print $2'}|sed 's/\-.\+//') -k 3.6.11-rt30-1-rt/x86_64
>   Module vboxhost/4.2.8 already installed on kernel 3.6.11-rt30-1-rt/x86_64
> but there never were modules installed for the kernel-rt.
> Regards,
> Ralf

I don't know if this is because of I'm using a custom kernel, but on my
system Virtualbox modules are located under /var/lib/dkms/vboxhost/

In you case they should be:

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