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To:Thomas Mayer From:Felix Geyer Subject:Bug#667674: virtualbox: No new session for virtual machine possible Date:Thu, 05 Apr 2012 22:46:13 +0200

On 05.04.2012 22:13, Thomas Mayer wrote:
> when I try to start a newly created virtual machine, the virtual machine
> terminates at startup with this error:
> Für die virtuelle Maschine WinMinGW konnte keine neue Sitzung eröffnet
> werden.
> The virtual machine 'WinMinGW' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with
> exit code 1.
> Fehlercode:NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)
> Komponente:Machine
> Interface:IMachine {5eaa9319-62fc-4b0a-843c-0cb1940f8a91}

What's the output of "modinfo vboxdrv"?
Maybe dkms failed to build the latest version of the kernel module.
Please check /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox/4.1.12/<current kernel version>/<architecture>/log/make.log
and /var/log/apt/term.log.

> After that, I get a message, that the kernel module was not installed
> correctly:
> RTR3Init 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
> '/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup'
> may correct this. Make sure that you do not mix the OSE version and the PUEL
> version of VirtualBox.
> But there is no file /etc/init.d/vboxdrv even after following the steps from

Right, these instructions are for the PUEL version.
I guess I should patch this message, but unfortunately that means loosing the translations.

You could try to reinstall the dkms package ("sudo apt-get --reinstall install virtualbox-dkms").


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