Changing kernel API / Breaking VirtualBox - update criteria violation?

Josh Stone jistone at
Mon Dec 5 19:32:25 UTC 2011

On 11/28/2011 12:47 PM, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Nov 2011 10:06:32 -0800
> Josh Stone <jistone at> wrote:
>> On 11/22/2011 09:51 AM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
>> It may have be helpful for the faked 2.6.4x kernels to still present a
>> 3ish LINUX_VERSION_CODE.  AFAIK, faking the number is for the benefit of
>> userspace, not any kernel module.  Perhaps it's not too late?
> I've done this in the update. Please try it.

Sorry I didn't try sooner, as I don't actually have any pressing need
for the change myself.  But I happened to have the e1000e-1.6.3 source
handy, which failed in kcompat.h on, but does compile
successfully with  So, looks good to me!


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