I did it :) for guest-additions and ext-pack only a subset of the
changelog applies, but they are part of the same codebase (IIRC), and
they should (IMAO) be handled together

** Description changed:

  [SRU Template ]
  * the virtualbox kernel module needs some tweaks for the new kernel 4.8.
  Using 5.0.24 and patching it is not quite easy, because we get less testing 
and diverge from upstream.
  * We already did some minor release bump on xenial, without issues, and I 
think 5.0.30 is the best candidate to go in updates right now, fixing only bugs 
since 5.0.24 and keeping the kernel modules up-to-date.
  
  ext-pack and guest-additions should follow the same way
  
+ (a 5.1 upload would be nice, but too many changes)
  
- (a 5.1 upload would be nice, but too many changes)
+ CHANGES since the last version:
+  VirtualBox 5.0.30 (released 2016-11-23)
+     Storage: fixed resizing VDI images resulting in an unbootable image under 
certain circumstances (bug #15983)
+     NAT: fixed several 5.0.28 regressions on Mac OS X and Windows hosts (bug 
#16084)
+     Audio: fixed recording glitches (Mac OS X hosts)
+     Audio: fixed stream re-initialization on audio device change (Mac OS X 
hosts)
+     Windows hosts: hardening fix for Windows 10 build 14971 (bug #16202)
+     Linux hosts / guests: Linux 4.8 and 4.9 fixes (bugs #16081, #16132 and 
#16116) 
+ VirtualBox 5.0.28 (released 2016-10-18)
+     NAT: Don't exceed the maximum number of "search" suffixes. Patch from bug 
#15948.
+     NAT: fixed parsing of port-forwarding rules with a name which contains a 
slash (bug #16002)
+     NAT Network: when the host has only loopback nameserver that cannot be 
mapped to the guests (e.g. dnsmasq running on 127.0.1.1), make DHCP supply NAT 
Network DNS proxy as nameserver.
+     Bridged Network: prevent flooding syslog with packet allocation error 
messages (bug #15569)
+     USB: fixed a possible crash when detaching a USB device
+     Audio: fixes for recording (Mac OS X hosts only)
+     Audio: now using Audio Queues on Mac OS X hosts
+     OVF: improve importing of VMs created by VirtualBox 5.1
+     VHDX: fixed cloning images with VBoxManage clonehd (bug #14288)
+     Storage: Fixed broken bandwidth limitation when the limit is very low 
(bug #14982)
+     Serial: Fixed high CPU usage with certain USB to serial converters on 
Linux hosts (bug #7796)
+     BIOS: fixed 4bpp scanline calculation (bug #15787)
+     VBoxManage: Don't try to set the medium type if there is no change (bug 
#13850)
+     API: fixed initialization of SAS controllers (bug #15972)
+     Linux hosts: don't use 32-bit legacy capabilities
+     Linux hosts / guests: fix for kernels with CONFIG_CPUMASK_OFFSTACK set 
(bug #16020)
+     Linux Additions: several fixes for X11 guests running non-root X servers
+     Linux Additions: fix for Linux 4.7 (bug #15769)
+     Linux Additions: fix for the display kmod driver with Linux 4.8 (bugs 
#15890 and #15896)
+     Windows Additions: auto-resizing fixes for Windows 10 guests (bug #15257)
+     Windows Additions: fixes for arranging the guest screens in multi-screen 
scenarios
+     Windows Additions / VGA: if the guest's power management turns a virtual 
screen off, blank the corresponding VM window rather than hide the VM window
+     Windows Additions: fixed a generic bug which could lead to freezing 
shared folders (bug #15662) 
+ 
+ VirtualBox 5.0.26 (released 2016-07-18)
+     VMM: fixed a bug in the task switching code (ticket #15571)
+     GUI: allow to overwrite an existing file when saving a log file (bug 
#8034)
+     GUI: fixed screenshot if the VM is started in separate mode
+     Audio: improved recording from USB headsets and other sources which might 
need conversion of captured data
+     Audio: fixed regression of not having any audio available on Solaris hosts
+     VGA: fixed an occasional hang when running Windows guests with 3D enabled
+     Storage: fixed a possible endless reconnect loop for the iSCSI backend if 
connecting to the target succeeds but further I/O requests cause a disconnect
+     Storage: fixed a bug when resizing certain VDI images which resulted in 
using the whole disk on the host (bug #15582)
+     EFI: fixed access to devices attached to SATA port 2 and higher (bug 
#15607)
+     API: fixed video recording with VBoxHeadless (bug #15443)
+     API: don't crash if there is no graphics controller configured (bug 
#15628)
+     VBoxSVC: fixed several memory leaks when handling .dmg images
+     Solaris hosts: fixed a crash on hosts with certain CPU configurations
+     Windows hosts: properly fall back to NDIS5 on pre-Vista hosts on silent 
installations 
  
  [Impact]
  Installed mainline kernel 4.8 on Ubuntu 16.04.1 x64 and got this error. 
Should I uninstall and return to 4.7.6?
+ 
+ [ Regression Potential ]
+ * it should be minimal, even if the debdiff looks scary, upstream has 
testsuites and a lot of people testing it.
+ Not diverging from upstream makes me more confident about the sanity of the 
upload.
+ (I would be more scared about cherry-picking individual patches because the 
kernel module might affect the interation with the virtulabox code, and it is 
not trivial to extract such patches)
+ 
  
  ProblemType: Package
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: virtualbox-dkms 5.0.24-dfsg-0ubuntu1.16.04.1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-38.57-generic 4.4.19
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-38-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
  Architecture: amd64
  DKMSKernelVersion: 4.8.0-040800-generic
  Date: Mon Oct  3 15:03:11 2016
  DuplicateSignature: 
dkms:virtualbox-dkms:5.0.24-dfsg-0ubuntu1.16.04.1:/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox/5.0.24/build/vboxdrv/r0drv/linux/timer-r0drv-linux.c:364:13:
 error: implicit declaration of function ‘mod_timer_pinned’ 
[-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-05-14 (141 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 
(20160420.1)
  PackageArchitecture: all
  PackageVersion: 5.0.24-dfsg-0ubuntu1.16.04.1
  RelatedPackageVersions:
   dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
   apt  1.2.12~ubuntu16.04.1
  SourcePackage: virtualbox
  Title: virtualbox-dkms 5.0.24-dfsg-0ubuntu1.16.04.1: virtualbox kernel module 
failed to build
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  
  [ Test case ]
  Installing virtualbox from proposed should work.

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  [SRU] Trouble installing mainline kernel 4.8: virtualbox-dkms 5.0.24
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