[Fixed] Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

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[Fixed] Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby JoergK » 1. Nov 2018, 08:06


ModEdit; related ticket: #18093: Error building the graphics driver module in a RHEL 7.6 guest

Note that you need the 5.2.x Guest Additions r126544 or greater from the Testbuilds for the fix, or 6.0.0 and later.


Good Morning,

I'm using VBox 5.2.20 r125813 (Qt5.6.1) on Ubuntu 16.04 Host with RHEL 7.6 guest. After updating the RHEL guest I tried to update the installed guest additions to the current version but building the graphics driver module failed.

Please, have a look into the attached logfiles. Does anybody have a good idea what went wrong here?
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Last edited by socratis on 7. Jan 2019, 02:59, edited 4 times in total.
Reason: Marked as [Fixed].
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6

Postby socratis » 1. Nov 2018, 08:23

If you want to use the latest version for your host/guests, you should also consider doing the same for VirtualBox. You should try the latest test builds, I believe that the issue has been addressed.
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6

Postby jnpapado » 1. Nov 2018, 18:26

Looks like the latest 5.2.x test build (VBoxGuestAdditions_5.2.21-126141) has the same issue. The vboxadd-seteup.log file looks identical.
I even tried the latest nightly build of the Guest Additions (126210) with no luck - the result is the same.
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6

Postby JoergK » 1. Nov 2018, 18:52

Hi,

I've tried it with test build 5.2.21-126213, but building the graphics driver module failed, too. I've opened a ticket at: https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/18093

If there is anything else I could do to track this one down, I would be happy if I could be of some help.

Regards,
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby socratis » 1. Nov 2018, 19:44

Thanks JoergK for posting the ticket number and posting the forum discussion in the ticket. Updated first post and title to reflect that.
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby harishpathangay » 3. Nov 2018, 16:36

hi,
I am also facing the same issue in Windows 10 Host with 7.6 RHEL guest with VBox Version 5.2.20 r125813 (Qt5.6.2)
No issues with RHEL 7.4 though.

Any help is great.

thanks,
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby wil_go » 5. Nov 2018, 19:14

Same problem running my RHEL 7.6 (3.10.0-957.el7.x86_64).

Attached follow logfile.

Tried to install the guest additions 6 beta1 but no luck.

Any help is appreciated.
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby wil_go » 9. Nov 2018, 21:16

Installed the new 5.2.22 version and its guest additions but still graphics does not compile.
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby RollingJ » 12. Nov 2018, 11:57

And another 5.2.22 GA installation failure to build graphics driver.

Linux 3.10.0-957.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Oct 4 20:48:51 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby jnpapado » 13. Nov 2018, 22:32

Looks like the 5.2.23-126581 additions fix this issue.
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby wil_go » 19. Nov 2018, 20:19

5.2.23-126581 additions fixed in my case.
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Re: Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby JoergK » 22. Nov 2018, 22:31

Hi, Version 5.2.23-126798 fixed the issue on my site. I'm running kernel 3.10.0-957 in the guest os.
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Re: [Fixed] Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby rsquared » 28. Nov 2018, 22:24

Running RHEL 7.6 - 3.10.0-957.1.3.el7.x86_64 on guest.

I've had trouble with resolution (using i3 and DWM tiling window managers and switching to desired resolutions using xrandr) since the last kernel upgrade and 5.22 install.

Installing the additions VBoxGuestAdditions_5.2.23-126581.iso gave me back the option of resolutions.
Still running 5.22 r126460 as the manager (my 5.23 test package install was not successful).

Thank you for the fix.
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Re: [Fixed] Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby snickersnack » 6. Dec 2018, 23:38

I am also having this issue. Where can I download version 5.2.23-126581 guest additions? I have looked on download dot virtualbox dot org slash virtualbox and don't see it there.
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Re: [Fixed] Error building the graphics driver module in RHEL 7.6 (#18093)

Postby socratis » 6. Dec 2018, 23:58

@snickersnack
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