[Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#637177: virtualbox-source: vboxpci is missing

YOSHINO Yoshihito yy.y.ja.jp at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 07:36:27 UTC 2011

Package: virtualbox-source
Version: 4.1.0-dfsg-1
Justification: renders package unusable
Severity: grave
Tags: patch

vboxpci is built using module-assistant, but it is not installed into
the generated package. So starting the kernel modules fails:

Done with /usr/src/virtualbox-modules-3.0.0-1-amd64_4.1.0-dfsg-1+3.0.0-1_amd64.d
eb .
dpkg -i /usr/src/virtualbox-modules-3.0.0-1-amd64_4.1.0-dfsg-1+3.0.0-1_amd64.deb

dpkg: warning: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 634933
package 'cnews':
 error in Version string 'cr.g7-40.4': version number does not start with digit
(Reading database ... 218367 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace virtualbox-modules-3.0.0-1-amd64
4.1.0-dfsg-1+3.0.0-1 (using
Unpacking replacement virtualbox-modules-3.0.0-1-amd64 ...
Setting up virtualbox-modules-3.0.0-1-amd64 (4.1.0-dfsg-1+3.0.0-1) ...
Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules.
Starting VirtualBox kernel modulesNo suitable vboxpci module for
running kernel found ... failed!
invoke-rc.d: initscript virtualbox, action "restart" failed.

An attached patch fixes this problem.

YOSHINO Yoshihito <yy.y.ja.jp at gmail.com>

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers oldstable
  APT policy: (500, 'oldstable'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'),
(500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ja_JP.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages virtualbox-source depends on:
ii  build-essential        11.5              Informational list of build-essent
ii  bzip2                  1.0.5-6           high-quality block-sorting file co
ii  debhelper              8.9.4             helper programs for debian/rules
ii  kbuild                 1:0.1.98svn2318-8 framework for writing simple makef

Versions of packages virtualbox-source recommends:
ii  module-assistant              0.11.4     tool to make module package creati

virtualbox-source suggests no packages.

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