Posts Tagged “linux-kernel”:

Cannot insert 'vboxdrv' into the kernel

It became a requirement to sign kernel modules when Secure Boot is enabled a long time back. I only encountered this today. I installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 17.10 running on a machine that has Secure Boot enabled. The installation finished with a warning. ``` WARNING: The character device /dev/vboxdrv does... [Read More]

Linux Kernel 3.9.1 for openSUSE

Linux Kernel 3.9.1 is available from []( For easy installation use the 1-Click-Install button. ![](/img/2017/02/kernel-3.9.1.png) Yet, by the time I was editing this post I noticed Linux Kernel version 3.9.2 was out. Check the [Linux Kernel Archives]( For Kernel compilation instruction you may follow this post [Read More]

Linux Kernel 3.8.5-1

Running the Linux Kernel 3.8.5-1 on my openSUSE box. The kernel isn’t yet available on the official 12.3 repo. It’s installable from the build service though. ![](/img/2017/02/tux-thumb.png) I felt it was time to move to the next version since 3.7.10 was marked EOL. It’s been a while I’m using it... [Read More]

What’s in Linux 3.6 ?

Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linux 3.6 on 30/09/12. If you’re wondering what’s new, here’s a peek for you: ####Changes to Btrfs While Linux 3.5 saw some improvements to Ext4, this latest kernel version 3.6 brings a number of tweaks to the new copy on write (CoW) Btrfs filesystem... [Read More]