VirtualBox kernel modules

Larry Rosenman ler at
Fri Jan 11 02:39:29 UTC 2013

On 2013-01-10 20:34, Warren Block wrote:
> emulators/virtualbox-ose-kmod puts the built kernel modules in
> /boot/kernel along with all the system kernel modules.
> However, somewhere in the buildworld/kernel/installworld process,
> these modules are deleted.  Deinstalling the port shows this:
>   # make deinstall
>   ===>  Deinstalling for emulators/virtualbox-ose-kmod
>   ===>   Deinstalling virtualbox-ose-kmod-4.2.6
>   pkg_delete: file '//boot/kernel/vboxdrv.ko' doesn't exist
>   pkg_delete: file '//boot/kernel/vboxnetadp.ko' doesn't exist
>   pkg_delete: file '//boot/kernel/vboxnetflt.ko' doesn't exist
>   pkg_delete: couldn't entirely delete package 
> `virtualbox-ose-kmod-4.2.6'
>   (perhaps the packing list is incorrectly specified?)
> I think those modules used to be in /boot/modules.
> Is this a problem with my system, the port, or something else?
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I added:

to my /etc/make.conf to force all kernel builds to rebuild it and put 
in /boot/kernel/

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