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Re: [alpine-user] Virtualbox vboxsf error: Unknown symbol in module

From: Matt Hill <>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:26:17 +0000

On 21/02/2019 08:47, Natanael Copa wrote:
> Hi,
> I think the problem is that we ship vboxguest from mainline kernel
> which conflict with the thirdparty modules from
> virtualbox-guest-modules-vanilla. This is something we are fixing in
> updated linux-vanilla package which wil not include vbox modules >
> As a workaround, til we have backported the fix, you can delete the
> vbox module(s) provided by linux-vanilla and run depmod so the modules
> from virtualbox-gues-modules-vanilla are used.

Thanks for that. Deleting the vboxguest module provided by
linux-vanilla, followed by a depmod does indeed solve the problem.

Really liking Alpine :-).


Received on Thu Feb 21 2019 - 20:26:17 UTC