VirtualBox is broken?

Bernhard Froehlich decke at
Tue Feb 9 21:54:15 UTC 2010

On Tue, 09 Feb 2010 21:18:17 +0100, Bernt Hansson <bernt at>
> 2010-02-09 20:16, Yuri:
>> Every time I try to run a VM my whole system hangs. This started after
>> the resent system/ports update. I even force-recompiled all ports that
>> VirtualBox depends on and still have the problem.
>> Anybody is able to run vbox?
> I can run the GUI but not load the kernelmodule.
> testbox# kldload vboxdrv.ko
> kldload: can't load vboxdrv.ko: Exec format error

Have a look at /var/log/messages and see what gets logged there when
trying to load the module. Probably your Kernel sources and the vbox
module are out of date or you hit a bug.

Please read on how to correctly
load the module because you risk a freeze when loading it with
kldload when running.

> FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE #0: Tue Dec 29 21:43:44 CET 2009
> virtualbox-ose-3.1.2_1 A general-purpose full virtualizer for x86
> virtualbox-ose-kmod-3.1.2_1 VirtualBox kernel module for FreeBSD
>> Yuri
>> virtualbox-ose-3.1.2_1
>> virtualbox-ose-kmod-3.1.2_1
>> 8.0-STABLE

Bernhard Fröhlich

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