DKMS and virtualbox kernel modules in F17

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at
Mon Apr 23 05:11:43 UTC 2012

On 04/22/2012 11:28 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-04-22 at 11:23 -0400, David wrote:
>> On 4/22/2012 10:31 AM, Joachim Backes wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> I'm running virtualbox from Did somebody try to use the
>>> dkms for rebuilding the virtualbox kernel modules? I have problems to
>>> perform this: each time I install a new kernel, dkms does not update the
>>> vbox kernel modules. I have to run manually "/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup".
>>> Any hint?
>>> Kind regards
>>> Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at>
>> It was reported as broken and was reported fixed. It has not worked for
>> a long, long time. And it still does not work.
> Probably .

Hi Adam,

unfortunately, this hint about renaming /usr/bin/dkms.old does not solve
my problem. I think I have to wait for a better (real) solution.

Kind regards

Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at>

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