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From: walt <w41ter@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Anyone using kernel 4.1.8 in a virtualbox guest machine?
Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:47:57
Message-Id: 20151004174737.639750e0@a6
(I'm asking this question only because I'm curious about the problem I'm
about to describe.  I've already worked around it.)

I updated the kernel in my gentoo virtualbox guest machine to 4.1.8 and
got a kernel panic after rebooting the guest.  (The panic was in the
guest machine, not the host machine.  Has anyone noticed how ambiguous
our English language is?)

Anyway, I rebooted the guest machine with vmlinuz.old (3.18.21) and
then updated the guest to vanilla-sources-4.2.3 with no problems.

(I omit several hours of confused reconfiguring/recompiling/rebooting
because you really don't want to hear about them.)

So, what is different or strange about kernel 4.1.8?  Anyone have any
problems with it on real hardware, or in other virtual environments
like qemu, vmware, xen, etc?

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Re: [gentoo-user] Anyone using kernel 4.1.8 in a virtualbox guest machine? Alec Ten Harmsel <alec@××××××××××××××.com>