[arch-general] 5.5 kernel - Latest virtualbox testcase build for 5.2.37 fails to start Arch guest on Arch host

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Tue Feb 4 18:42:16 UTC 2020

On 02/04/2020 04:18 AM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> lAll,
>   After update to 5.5 kernel and rebuild of virtualbox from the 5.2.36 and the
> latest testcase build for 5.2.37 (all kernel modules build and load fine)
> https://www.virtualbox.org/download/testcase/VirtualBox-5.2.37-135942-Linux_amd64.run
> Arch guests fail to run on Arch host. network device enp0s3 not found, udev
> kernel rules fail, and the boot never complete.
> All fine with the 5.4 kernel. I've posted to the vbox-users list, but if
> anyone here has additional information I would appreciate it.

This explains Virtualbox does not support the 5.5 kernel -- no fix yet:

Ticket #19145 (accepted defect)
Opened 8 weeks ago
linux: kernel 5.5-rc1/rc2 - we need changes

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

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