[Pbi-bugs] virtualbox-ose pbi trips AppCafe

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Oct 7 08:08:35 PDT 2011

On 10/07/11 10:47, Ken Moore wrote:
> On 10/06/11 22:32, Karl R. Grose wrote:
>> Hi,
>> When I install virtualbox-ose via the AppCafe in PC-BSD 9beta3 amd64 it
>> reports an error which suggests doing a manual correction and does not
>> complete. If I cancel the AppCafe job and install using pbi_add instead it
>> reports:
>> =======
>> sudo -E pbi_add ./virtualbox-4.0.12-amd64.pbi 
>> Verifying Checksum...OK
>> Extracting to: /usr/pbi/virtualbox-amd64
>> Added group "vboxusers".
>> kldload: can't load /boot/modules/vboxdrv.ko: File exists
>> Installed: VirtualBox-4.0.12
>> =======
>> and in fact the vboxdrv.ko is loaded and VirtualBox runs fine. It appears that
>> the AppCafe is getting tripped up by the kldload error report which it appears
>> AppCafe could be ignoring.
>> --Karl
>> Karl Grose
>> Richmond, Calif.
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> I just fixed this in svn. Thanks for pointing this out!

In this case it looks like the real issue was that VirtualBox wasn't
flagged as requiring root mode to install. I've just updated that and it
should start working the next time your PBI meta-data refreshes, usually
in 24-48 hours.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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