[arch-general] Kernel 4.14.3-1-ARCH breaks dkms rebuild of Virtualbox drivers - ‘SKB_GSO_UDP’ undeclared

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Mon Dec 4 23:43:07 UTC 2017

On 12/04/2017 05:16 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> /var/lib/dkms/vboxhost/5.1.30/build/vboxnetflt/linux/VBoxNetFlt-linux.c:1405:47:
> error: ‘SKB_GSO_UDP’ undeclared (first use in this function); did you mean
>          if (   (skb_shinfo(pBuf)->gso_type & (SKB_GSO_UDP | SKB_GSO_TCPV6 |
>                                                ^~~~~~~~~~~
>                                                SKB_GSO_ESP
>   This worked fine in the last kernel.

A downgrade to linux-4.13.12-1 works fine. Looks like a known problem:



So this looks like a situation where the 4.14 kernel will effectively
eliminate the ability to use 5.1.30. It doesn't look like there will be a
further maintenance release of 5.1.X while all initial problems with 5.2 are

So this is an Oracle/4.14 issue.

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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