Issue with guest additions on Fedora13 in Virtualbox

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Thu Aug 5 14:16:10 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-08-05 at 04:00 +0000, Aneesh K raj wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to install guest additions on the fedora 13 in my virtual
> box..
> ran the file from /media/VBox..../ as root
> and below was the result
> ********************************
> Uncompressing VirtualBox 3.2.6 Guest Additions for Linux........
> VirtualBox Guest Additions installer
> Building the VirtualBox Guest Additions kernel modules [FAILED]
> Your system does not seem to be set up to build kernel modules.
> Look at /var/log/vboxadd-install.log to find out what went wrong. Once
> you have corrected it, you can
> run

yum install kernel-devel

> My host OS is Windows XP -> screen resolution is 1280 * 720

I presume you mean your *guest* OS is Windows. Your host OS is Linux.


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