On Sun, 2010-01-24 at 10:37 +0100, Wolfgang Schnitker wrote: > Package: linux-2.6 > Version: 2.6.32-5 > Severity: normal > > Hello, I am using virtualbox-ose on my machine, therefore I have to > build the vbox module every time, a kernel update comes up. > > Because DKMS is early loaded at system startup and after update no > Module is present, booting slowes down until module loading stops with > an error. > > In my opinion kernel-image should trigger a rebuild od DKMS modules > against newly installed kernel. [...]
DKMS installs a script in /etc/kernel/postinst.d which will be called by the kernel package installation script. This will rebuild modules as necessary. However, packages using DKMS have to opt in to this automatic rebuild (AUTOINSTALL=yes), and it seems that virtualbox-ose does not. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Any smoothly functioning technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
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