VirtualBox Kernel driver not installed

2009/06/19 by Paulo Pereira

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After installing the new 2.6.28-13 kernel yesterday, running a virtual machine in VirtualBox aborts with the following error:


As the message says, the VirtualBox Linux kernel driver for the running Linux kernel isn’t installed.

To re-setup the kernel module you just need to:

sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup