[Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#601059: virtualbox-ose: shoots an error during bootup after a kernel upgrade..

Merovingian arya.forever at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 23 03:13:35 UTC 2010

Package: virtualbox-ose
Version: 3.2.8-dfsg-2
Severity: important

After running a kernel update in testing to 2.6.32-5-686 Virtual box shoots an
error on bootup ..
vboxdrv: the usage of hardware performance counters by

dmesg reports the following

[  217.281173] vboxdrv: Warning: 2.6.31+ kernel detected. Most likely the
hardware performance
[  217.281174] vboxdrv: counter framework which can generate NMIs is active.
You have to prevent
[  217.281176] vboxdrv: the usage of hardware performance counters by
[  217.281177] vboxdrv:   echo 2 > /proc/sys/kernel/perf_counter_paranoid

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (700, 'testing'), (650, 'unstable'), (600, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages virtualbox-ose depends on:
ii  adduser                3.112             add and remove users and groups
ii  libc6                  2.11.2-6+squeeze1 Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libcurl3               7.21.0-1          Multi-protocol file transfer libra
ii  libgcc1                1:4.4.5-4         GCC support library
ii  libpng12-0             1.2.44-1          PNG library - runtime
ii  libpython2.6           2.6.6-6           Shared Python runtime library (ver
ii  libsdl1.2debian        1.2.14-6.1        Simple DirectMedia Layer
ii  libssl0.9.8            0.9.8o-2          SSL shared libraries
ii  libstdc++6             4.4.5-4           The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libvncserver0          0.9.7-2+b1        API to write one's own vnc server
ii  libx11-6               2:1.3.3-3         X11 client-side library
ii  libxcursor1            1:1.1.10-2        X cursor management library
ii  libxext6               2:1.1.2-1         X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxml2                2.7.7.dfsg-4      GNOME XML library
ii  libxmu6                2:1.0.5-2         X11 miscellaneous utility library
ii  libxt6                 1:1.0.7-1         X11 toolkit intrinsics library
ii  python                 2.6.6-3           interactive high-level object-orie
ii  python-central         0.6.16+nmu1       register and build utility for Pyt
ii  zlib1g                 1:  compression library - runtime

Versions of packages virtualbox-ose recommends:
ii  libgl1-mesa-glx [libgl1]    7.7.1-4      A free implementation of the OpenG
ii  libqt4-opengl               4:4.6.3-4    Qt 4 OpenGL module
ii  libqtcore4                  4:4.6.3-4    Qt 4 core module
ii  libqtgui4                   4:4.6.3-4    Qt 4 GUI module
ii  virtualbox-ose-dkms         3.2.8-dfsg-2 x86 virtualization solution - kern
ii  virtualbox-ose-qt           3.2.8-dfsg-2 x86 virtualization solution - Qt b

Versions of packages virtualbox-ose suggests:
ii  libasound2                    1.0.23-2   shared library for ALSA applicatio
ii  libpulse0                     0.9.21-3   PulseAudio client libraries
pn  vde2                          <none>     (no description available)
pn  virtualbox-guest-additions    <none>     (no description available)

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