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Old 10th October 2009, 08:24 PM
whitefish Offline
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Question need help to run fedora 11 in virtualBox

hi guys, I have fedora 11 running in virtual box and I cant install the guest additions .

When ever I try to install it give me this massage:-

Please install the build and header files for your current Linux kernel.
The current kernel version is
I googled for info and I found that if I install these it will work:-

yum install binutils gcc make patch libgomp glibc-headers glibc-devel kernel-headers kernel-devel

but even so, it didn't work . and I don't know what to do any more.

So please guys, help me.

Note: I doing this in windows for now.
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Old 10th October 2009, 08:58 PM
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You've installed the devel package for the non-PAE kernel but are running a PAE kernel. Try installing the package for the PAE kernel.

yum install kernel-PAE-devel
Make sure you're booted into the most recent kernel, too. You should make sure the headers match your running kernel.
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