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Can't install VirtualBox

Postby weeman7007 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 19:31

Hi, I'm new to Sabayon Linux, have to say I'm really loving the ease of use yet having the use of portage (which I am also new to). I have a couple of issues.. First and foremost I try to follow this guide using the portage section as I have used this to install everything else so far and saw the section on the wiki where it says mixing entropy and portage too much can mess things up. However, I get this following error after trying to emerge:
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>>> Emerging (1 of 4) app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-3.1.4
 * vbox-kernel-module-src-3.1.4.tar.bz2 RMD160 SHA1 SHA256 size ;-) ...  [ ok ]
 * checking ebuild checksums ;-) ...                                     [ ok ]
 * checking auxfile checksums ;-) ...                                    [ ok ]
 * checking miscfile checksums ;-) ...                                   [ ok ]
 * CPV:  app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-3.1.4
 * REPO: gentoo
 * USE:  elibc_glibc kernel_linux userland_GNU x86
 * Determining the location of the kernel source code
 * Found kernel source directory:
 *     /usr/src/linux
 * Could not find a Makefile in the kernel source directory.
 * Please ensure that /usr/src/linux points to a complete set of Linux sources
 * Unable to calculate Linux Kernel version for build, attempting to use running version
 * Could not find a usable .config in the kernel source directory.
 * Please ensure that /usr/src/linux points to a configured set of Linux sources.
 * If you are using KBUILD_OUTPUT, please set the environment var so that
 * it points to the necessary object directory so that it might find .config.
 * ERROR: app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-3.1.4 failed:
 *   Kernel not configured; no .config found in
 *
 * Call stack:
 *                         ebuild.sh, line  48:  Called pkg_setup
 *   virtualbox-modules-3.1.4.ebuild, line  31:  Called linux-mod_pkg_setup
 *                  linux-mod.eclass, line 586:  Called require_configured_kernel
 *                 linux-info.eclass, line 275:  Called die
 * The specific snippet of code:
 *         die "Kernel not configured; no .config found in ${KV_OUT_DIR}"
 *
 * If you need support, post the output of 'emerge --info =app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-3.1.4',
 * the complete build log and the output of 'emerge -pqv =app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-3.1.4'.
 * The complete build log is located at '/var/lib/entropy/logs/app-emulation:virtualbox-modules-3.1.4:20100312-182001.log'.
 * The ebuild environment file is located at '/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-3.1.4/temp/die.env'.
 * S: '/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-3.1.4/work'

>>> Failed to emerge app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-3.1.4, Log file:

>>>  '/var/lib/entropy/logs/app-emulation:virtualbox-modules-3.1.4:20100312-182001.log'


Any help with solving this issue would be greatly appreciated :)
On another note I have an Intel HDA sound card, and it works fine, I just can't seem to figure out how to make it louder as I have set the volume to 100% and it is still fairly quiet.

Other than these aforementioned issues, neat job on a fantastic OS :D
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Re: Can't install VirtualBox

Postby sabayonino » Fri Mar 12, 2010 23:12

Hi

mybe you've nedd the sabayon-kernel-sources
* Found kernel source directory:
* /usr/src/linux
* Could not find a Makefile in the kernel source directory.
* Please ensure that /usr/src/linux points to a complete set of Linux sources



try to install it

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equo install linux-sabayon-sources


and try to emerge Vbox again
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Re: Can't install VirtualBox

Postby weeman7007 » Sat Mar 13, 2010 0:10

Thanks very much :)

Tried that and it said I had to update GCC so I am currently following the HowTo.
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Re: Can't install VirtualBox

Postby wolfden » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:14

weeman7007 wrote:Thanks very much :)

Tried that and it said I had to update GCC so I am currently following the HowTo.


If you are using portage for everything, than you shouldn't be equoing stuff, use the sabayon overlay and emerge the kernel sources - viewtopic.php?f=54&t=17718
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Re: Can't install VirtualBox

Postby weeman7007 » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:34

ahh ok, thanks Wolfden.

I used the guide but hit this problem..
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devils-advocate sam # uname -r
2.6.31-sabayon
devils-advocate sam # emerge sabayon-sources
Calculating dependencies... done!

>>> Verifying ebuild manifests

!!! A file listed in the Manifest could not be found: /usr/local/portage/layman/sabayon/sys-kernel/sabayon-sources/sabayon-sources-2.6.29.ebuild


Could this problem have arisen as a result of following the initial advice and using Equo?
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Re: Can't install VirtualBox

Postby wolfden » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:50

well there is a couple of things, layman stuff moved, need to get that fixed
viewtopic.php?f=54&t=19962

than you need to have your emerge --sync && layman -S
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Re: Can't install VirtualBox

Postby weeman7007 » Sat Mar 13, 2010 19:26

Same error but it is at least in the new location of /var/lib etc. I really have no idea what is going on to be honest.
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Re: Can't install VirtualBox

Postby wolfden » Tue Mar 16, 2010 1:20

is your eselect kernel list set properly?

you got the sources installed?
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