virtualbox-dkms 4.2.16-dfsg-3: virtualbox kernel module failed to build

Bug #1291212 reported by EvilSupahFly on 2014-03-12
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Bug Description

When updating my kernel from 3.12.6-031206-generic to 3.13.6-031306-generic, I get this:

Installing Linux 3.13.6-031306:
Selecting previously unselected package linux-headers-3.13.6-031306.
(Reading database ... 557160 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking linux-headers-3.13.6-031306 (from .../linux-headers-3.13.6-031306_3.13.6-031306.201403070154_all.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package linux-headers-3.13.6-031306-generic.
Unpacking linux-headers-3.13.6-031306-generic (from .../linux-headers-3.13.6-031306-generic_3.13.6-031306.201403070154_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package linux-image-3.13.6-031306-generic.
Unpacking linux-image-3.13.6-031306-generic (from .../linux-image-3.13.6-031306-generic_3.13.6-031306.201403070154_amd64.deb) ...
Done.
Setting up linux-headers-3.13.6-031306 (3.13.6-031306.201403070154) ...
Setting up linux-headers-3.13.6-031306-generic (3.13.6-031306.201403070154) ...
Examining /etc/kernel/header_postinst.d.
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/header_postinst.d/dkms 3.13.6-031306-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.6-031306-generic
Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.13.6-031306-generic (x86_64)
Consult /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox/4.2.16/build/make.log for more information.
: Unable to find an initial ram disk that I know how to handle.
Will not try to make an initrd.
Setting up linux-image-3.13.6-031306-generic (3.13.6-031306.201403070154) ...
Running depmod.
update-initramfs: deferring update (hook will be called later)
The link /initrd.img is a dangling linkto /boot/initrd.img-3.14.0-031400rc3-generic
The link /vmlinuz is a dangling linkto /boot/vmlinuz-3.14.0-031400rc3-generic
Examining /etc/kernel/postinst.d.
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/apt-auto-removal 3.13.6-031306-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.6-031306-generic
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms 3.13.6-031306-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.6-031306-generic
Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.13.6-031306-generic (x86_64)
Consult /var/lib/dkms/virtualbox/4.2.16/build/make.log for more information.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: virtualbox-dkms 4.2.16-dfsg-3
Uname: Linux 3.12.6-031206-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.2
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 3.13.6-031306-generic
Date: Wed Mar 12 02:54:48 2014
DuplicateSignature: dkms:virtualbox-dkms:4.2.16-dfsg-3:/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox/4.2.16/build/vboxdrv/r0drv/linux/memobj-r0drv-linux.c:1539:26: error: ‘struct mm_struct’ has no member named ‘numa_next_reset’
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-10-20 (142 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1)
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
PackageVersion: 4.2.16-dfsg-3
SourcePackage: virtualbox
Title: virtualbox-dkms 4.2.16-dfsg-3: virtualbox kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

EvilSupahFly (seann-giffin) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in virtualbox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1254803, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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