2 Replies Latest reply on Jan 9, 2013 6:45 AM by 983445

    Oracle VM installation on Oracle Linux 5.6 host

      Hi All,

      I am trying to install the oracle virtual machine 4.2 on Oracle Linux 5.6 host.it is throwing me error related to DKMS. Error message is like below.

      stopped Kernel Modules = OK
      uninstalled Old Virtualbox DKMS kernel modules = OK
      But then I get two fails.
      Trying to register the Virtualbox kernel using DKMS = FAILED
      Recompoling VirtualBox Kernel = FAILED

      when I execute yum update , message is "nothing to update". Also there is no directory inside /usr/src/kernels. I have created on manually as /usr/src/kernels/`uname -r` and set it as KERN_DIR. Still it is showing the same error message.

      It seems that I need to install DKMS and update the yum repository then proceed for the VM installation.

      Please tell me the method for this as I could not figure out any method to resolve this so far.

      Any help is much appreciated.

      Thanks & Regards,
      Rahul Verma
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