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VirtualBox 5.1 on Fedora 25/24, CentOS/RHEL 7.3/6.8/5.11 - Comment Page: 20

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Sarkis

Thank you very much for taking the time to make this step-by-step guide!

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Sevki

# rpm -qa kernel |sort -V |tail -n 1
kernel-2.6.32-642.6.1.el6.x86_64
# uname -r
2.6.32-042stab116.1

Not match… how can I match version numbers ?
Thanks!

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aairey

If you just installed the newer kernel, you still need to reboot so that your system will boot up with this new kernel.

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Carol

Thank you! This was a huge help getting virtual box installed after I upgraded to fedora 24.

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Picco

It looks that when we install virtualbox 5.1.8 on top of windows 7. It cannot run a VM which installed a Fedora 24 workstation.

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mv03790

THANKS, I’ve having issues installing virtualbox on fedora 25 for 2 days, thanks a lot.

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AKSHAT gAUR

[root@localhost ~]# virtualbox
WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module
available for the current kernel (3.11.10-100.fc18.x86_64) or it failed to
load. Please recompile the kernel module and install it by

sudo /sbin/rcvboxdrv setup

You will not be able to start VMs until this problem is fixed.

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JR

Hi alireza,

Any error messages? Or what problems you have?

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taina

Thank you ! It worked on my fedora 25 xfce: D I was having kernel installation issues. (Kernel driver not installed (rc = -1908). I did it step by step and it worked fine :) thank you very much :)

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