virtualbox-ose-nox11 compile fails on newly upgraded 11.2

Dale Scott dalescott at
Thu Aug 2 05:05:43 UTC 2018

> On Aug 1, 2018, at 5:10 PM, Kevin Oberman <rkoberman at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 1, 2018 at 8:01 AM, Dale Scott <dalescott at> wrote:
>> virtualbox-ose-nox11 fails to compile from ports on newly upgraded 11.2. I'm
>> attempting to install from the ports collection because installing the
>> binary pkg (or possibly the kmod only) is causing the system to crash during
>> boot (I assume the same issue that is described in the 11.2 errata, causing
>> me to uninstall virtualbox before upgrading from 11.1).


> There is no need to build or install virtualbox-ose. Installing the package version is fine.
> You do need to rebuild virtualbox-ose-kmod to prevent a crash at boot time. To do this you will need the current port.
> Be sure that version matches virtualbox-ose. If the versions do not match, install the virtualbox-ose package from head instead of quarterly and usr the port from HEAD. The current version is 5.2.16, but older versions (e.g. 5.2.14) should work. Ignore the portrevision, the digit after the '_', if present.
> You must have a full set of kernel sources in /usr/src.  The kernel module must have the kernel sources to build correctly.
> Use "kldload vboxdrv vboxnetflt vboxnetadp" and re-enable loading of the driver at boot.
> --
> Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
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Thanks Kevin. Very clear. 

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