[Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#756819: no support for xorg-xserver 1.16

Ritesh Raj Sarraf rrs at debian.org
Sat Aug 2 07:34:11 UTC 2014

On 08/02/2014 07:28 AM, Caitlin Matos wrote:
> I apologize, I'm not sure exactly which package this should be filed
> against, but I'm pretty sure this is the correct one.
> I am on a Windows 8.1 host running Debian jessie. I updated xorg-xserver
> etc. to the current version in testing, 1.16.0-1. However, I am no
> longer able to use the X11-related guest utilities.
> The relevant output from VBoxLinuxAdditions.run in the guest additions
> ISO:
>  Installing the Window System drivers
>  Warning: unknown version of the X Window System installed.  Not
> installing X Window System drivers.
> Looking at the code, the issue is obvious. It is searching for
> /opt/VBoxGuestAdditions-4.3.14/lib/VBoxGuestAdditions/vboxvideo_drv_116.so, which does not exist.
> This support needs to be added. I'm sure that's easier said than done,
> and is probably an upstream problem. Meanwhile, however, this package
> needs to change its xorg-xserver-core dependency, adding (<< 1.16.0).


This was fixed in 4.3.14 ??

Ritesh Raj Sarraf | http://people.debian.org/~rrs
Debian - The Universal Operating System

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