Posts tagged VirtualBox
Yesterday I did a post on How to install virtualbox on Ubuntu 9.04 and run WindowsXP as virtual OS. However, today after I upgraded my Linux Kernel I realized that VirtualBox stopped working throwing the error saying Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908). Also, it was suggested by VirtualBox that installing DKMS package would solve theongrat issue. Let’s see how to correct the error and to make sure that this error doesn’t occur again in future. Following is the error I got:
Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)
I am not a big fan of installing stuff on virtualbox. Rather I choose to install the OS natively on a machine. But for the benefit of people who want to get a hang of stuff before migrating dedicatedly on new operating system, it’s a good idea to try it out on a vitualbox. It might also be helpful in cases where you want write about an OS. However, don’t want to install on your machine. Let’s see how to install a virtualbox on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope).
1. First we’ll download the necessary deb file (choose the download depending on your version of Ubuntu. Download link at the end of the More >