[PLUG] Kernel get crashed while installing VirtualBox 3.1.2 on RHEL 5.3

Vivek Khurana hiddenharmony at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 17:40:42 IST 2010

On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Prakash Gore <prakash.gore at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,I am trying to install VirtualBox 3.1.2 on my Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3. I have an rpm VirtualBox-3.1-3.1.2_56127_rhel5-1.i386.rpm. when I am trying to install rpm with# rpm -ivh VirtualBox-3.1-3.1.2_56127_rhel5-1.i386.rpmit gets an error like Stopping VirtualBox kernel module                          [  OK  ]
> Recompiling VirtualBox kernel module                       [FAILED]
>  (Look at /var/log/vbox-install.log to find out what went wrong)
> My machine was compiling the kernel and my machine crashed. My computer just restart. Now when boot up it get to where it said starting Virtual Box kernel module (something like that, i dont remember the message correctly) then the machine just restart again.
> How do i fix it? Anyway to restore the previous kernel?

 Boot into recovery mode and remove the vbox drivers. Much better
remove the virtual box package altogether. THen reboot the box and
install virtualbox again.


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