[Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#586818: Bug#586818: virtualbox-ose-dkms is installed, but VirtualBox says it's missing

Corey Wright undefined at pobox.com
Tue Jun 22 20:39:45 UTC 2010

On Tue, June 22, 2010 3:04 pm, Daniel Olops wrote:
> Package: virtualbox-ose-dkms
> Version: 3.2.4-dfsg-1~bpo50+1
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> Today, after an update of the virtualbox-ose-dkms package, virtualbox-ose
> stopped working. The prior version was 3.1.4-dfsg-1~bpo50+1, now is
> 3.2.4-dfsg-1~bpo50+1, but virtualbox-ose still remains at 3.1.4.


> I think it's necessary to update virtualbox-ose to 3.2.4, but it's not in
> the repository.

yes, that's because the virtualbox-ose source package was built for amd64
(but builds the virtualbox-ose-dkms package for arch "all") and uploaded
to backports.org (just yesterday),  but virtualbox-ose (and presumably
virtualbox-ose-qt) for i386 hasn't been built yet.

you need to revert to the previous virtualbox-ose-dkms version (possibly
putting a hold on it) and wait until the i386 version of virtualbox-ose is

undefined at pobox.com

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