Update 2: Also I tried executing sudo mokutil --disable-validation. This fixed the error for me (Ubuntu 14.10 + VirtualBox 4.3.26). I still have my bios set as UEFI. The above command is available at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VirtualBox/Installation share|improve this answer answered Oct 8 '15 at 20:50 Kazi Masum Sadique 1 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote i had this weblink
hope you're not mad at me, but anyway ive tried all of the virtual boxes, installed, re-installed , restarted , and nothing is working hewpow 2017-04-28 00:41:08 UTC #16 thats true, I was struggling for a long time with the error "Your kernel headers for kernel 3.13.0-36-generic cannot be found.", and apt-get was unable to find it in the repositories. Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Specialised Support Virtualisation [SOLVED] VBox: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) Page tried out reinstalling/purging –Karthik Nishanth Apr 22 '16 at 16:59 3 See askubuntu.com/questions/762254/… –Pilot6 Apr 25 '16 at 7:55 Though this question is a duplicate of askubuntu.com/questions/762254/…, that http://askubuntu.com/questions/498900/vbox-on-14-04-kernel-driver-not-installed-rc-1908
This package keeps track of Linux kernel changes and recompiles the vboxdrv kernel module if necessary. Adv Reply November 24th, 2011 #4 lads View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Way Too Much Ubuntu Join Date May 2007 Location Europe Beans 280 DistroUbuntu 16.04 Installing new version of config file /etc/init.d/vboxdrv ... Kernel Driver Not Installed (rc=-1908) Fedora share|improve this answer edited May 10 '16 at 2:14 answered Apr 22 '16 at 23:23 Zeine77 518 2 Actually I also need UEFI to boot a parallel Windows installation.
I sudo apt-get purge virtualbox Then I added the 5.1v of virtualbox. Modprobe: Error: Could Not Insert 'vboxdrv': Required Key Not Available Thus in principle, a rogue program could use it to sign a compromised module or even taint the bootloader, as your signing key now sits in hardware storage as a trusted instead. Color me a Pole Sizeof variables and Due's RAM Is there such a word as "foresitter" in English?
How can a full moon be seen south of an observer's location? Kernel Driver Not Installed (rc=-1908) Arch Thanks anyway. How do I fix this? How can I do that?
Hertz rental - is it ok to pick up car 2 hours earlier than voucher says? Now run Virtualbox again and it should run fine. Ubuntu Virtualbox Kernel Driver Not Installed (rc=-1908) In the .conf file the names of the vbox kernel modules you want to add, such as: vboxdrv. Sudo: /etc/init.d/vboxdrv: Command Not Found Please recompile the kernel module and install it by sudo /sbin/rcvboxdrv setup However if secure boot is disabled then virtualbox loads just fine with no errors.
share|improve this answer answered Jan 5 at 5:00 sequielo 20124 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic build-essential dkms sudo apt-get remove --purge virtualbox-dkms sudo apt-get Success! Because you want to keep Secure Boot, then the next logical step is to sign those modules. once I had purged the broken virtualbox :( –code_fodder Dec 17 '15 at 8:27 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote After trying @Crusty_Barnacle and @Charles_Green solutions without success, I Modprobe Vboxdrv
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franklyundead 2016-09-16 13:59:12 UTC #4 Solved my problem too. ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot Processing triggers for shared-mime-info ... There is something very wrong in the way that Manjaro works, Manjaro is incompatible and does something different with their distro which doesnt work with my laptops , but apart from Kernel Driver Not Installed (rc=-1908) Fedora 24 My solution was to totally reinstall VirtualBox, with the following commands: 1) Delete (backup) the hidden VirutalBox directory in your home directory mv ~/.VirtualBox ~/.VirtualBox-backup 2) Reinstall VirtualBox sudo apt-get purge
Done virtualbox-dkms is already the newest version. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 12 not upgraded. $ sudo modprobe vboxdrv WARNING: All config files need .conf: /etc/modprobe.d/options, it Thanks? Thanks, Joe matthias wrote on Oct. 31, 2014: Are you using Aequorea (the stable version) or Bartholomea (Tanglu 2, the development snapshot)? Update: In the comments user bain makes reference to an old thread that apparently reports to the same problem.
So I did the obvious, running the Vboxdrv setup.