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VirtualBox 5.1 on Fedora 26/25, CentOS/RHEL 7.4/6.9 - 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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raphael

Hi,

If you can help me I’d be very thankful

My specs:
4.9.12-200.fc25.x86_64 (Fedora 25)
VirtualBox-5.1.14

I uninstalled everything and follow the steps in this tutorial, but when I open the VB to start a VM I’m getting the following error:

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RTR3InitEx failed with rc=-1912 (rc=-1912)

The VirtualBox kernel modules do not match this version of VirtualBox. The installation of VirtualBox was apparently not successful. Executing

‘/sbin/vboxconfig’

may correct this. Make sure that you do not mix the OSE version and the PUEL version of VirtualBox.

where: supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime what: 4 VERR_VM_DRIVER_VERSION_MISMATCH (-1912) – The installed support driver doesn’t match the version of the user.
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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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Gonzalo Lozano Hoyos

Thanks a lot for making an easy step by step guide, i was struggling in the installation for one day until i found your guide.

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