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Old 2nd May 2010, 08:02 PM
jemadux Offline
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Question virtualbox ose

i have downloaded the vitualbox ose and i tryed to make compile
[jemadux@acer ~]$ su
[root@acer jemadux]# cd '/home/jemadux/Desktop/VirtualBox-3.1.6_OSE'
[root@acer VirtualBox-3.1.6_OSE]# ./configure
Checking for environment: Determined build machine: linux.amd64, target machine: linux.amd64, OK.
Checking for kBuild: found, OK.
Checking for gcc: found version 4.4.3, OK.
Checking for as86: 
  ** as86 (variable AS86) not found!
[root@acer VirtualBox-3.1.6_OSE]# make
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found.  Stop.
[root@acer VirtualBox-3.1.6_OSE]#
it something wrong ?
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Old 2nd May 2010, 08:32 PM
smr54 Offline
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Re: virtualbox ose

When you see something is missing, one way to find out what package provides it is to run the command

yum provides */as86

In this case (at least on CentOS), I get the result


So, you might be able to fix it with

yum install dev86

Note that in the error, it is saying that it can't find as86.
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Old 2nd May 2010, 08:39 PM
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Re: virtualbox ose

VBox-OSE is available from RPMFusion, although REV. 3.1.6 has not yet appeared in the repo (looks like 3.1.4 at the moment). Perhaps an update will be forthcoming soon.

VBox now has it's own YUM repo for the "standard" version, which includes some features not available in the OSE edition. I would suggest that you should consider installing the "standard" 3.1.6 RPM for F12.

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