[clug] Debian lenny question: building kernel modules (VirtualBox Guest Additions)

Ivan Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 20:29:44 MDT 2010

On 1 July 2010 23:52, steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> Am I missing something, or is this broken??
> I've downloaded source package 'virtualbox-ose-guest' and the
> linux-headers for the kernel.
> This is what I run:
>> module-assistant update
>> module-assistant prepare
>> module-assistant -t auto-install virtualbox-ose-guest
>> cmhr11880:~# uname -a
>> Linux cmhr11880 2.6.26-2-amd64 #1 SMP Sun Jun 20 20:16:30 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> And it fails...
> A compile time error which looks like an macro that not defined.

Care to actually give us the error?  Maybe you forgot to enable some
kernel config option...

Also, just checking: this is for a Linux VM  you plan to run inside
VirtualBox, right?

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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