virtualbox-dkms 5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5: virtualbox kernel module failed to build [error: too many arguments to function ‘get_user_pages’]

Bug #1838440 reported by Vinicius Ribeiro on 2019-07-30
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Bug Description

 Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Tue 2019-07-30 13:10:21 -03; 7ms ago
     Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8)
  Process: 24818 ExecStart=/etc/init.d/virtualbox start (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)

jul 30 13:10:19 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 systemd[1]: Starting LSB: VirtualBox Linux kernel module...
jul 30 13:10:19 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 virtualbox[24818]: * Loading VirtualBox kernel modules...
jul 30 13:10:21 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 systemd[1]: virtualbox.service: Control process exited, code=exited status=1
jul 30 13:10:21 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 systemd[1]: virtualbox.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
jul 30 13:10:21 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 systemd[1]: Failed to start LSB: VirtualBox Linux kernel module.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: virtualbox-dkms 5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-157.185-generic 4.4.181
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-157-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.7
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 4.4.0-157-generic
Date: Tue Jul 30 13:08:07 2019
DistributionChannelDescriptor:
 # This is a distribution channel descriptor
 # For more information see http://wiki.ubuntu.com/DistributionChannelDescriptor
 canonical-oem-somerville-xenial-amd64-20160624-2
DuplicateSignature: dkms:virtualbox-dkms:5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5:/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox/5.2.18/build/vboxdrv/r0drv/linux/memobj-r0drv-linux.c:1112:18: error: too many arguments to function ‘get_user_pages’
InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-03-15 (136 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" - Build amd64 LIVE Binary 20160624-10:47
PackageArchitecture: all
PackageVersion: 5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.8, python3-minimal, 3.6.7-1~18.04
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.15+, python-minimal, 2.7.15~rc1-1
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu2.1
 apt 1.6.11
SourcePackage: virtualbox
Title: virtualbox-dkms 5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5: virtualbox kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2019-07-30 (0 days ago)

Vinicius Ribeiro (gadis) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

This bug might be caused by the fact you're still running the kernel version from Ubuntu 16.04. Kernels often don't upgrade with the rest of the system...

summary: virtualbox-dkms 5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5: virtualbox kernel module
- failed to build
+ failed to build [error: too many arguments to function ‘get_user_pages’]
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 1818049, 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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Thanks, Daniel

Regards

Em ter, 30 de jul de 2019 23:00, Daniel van Vugt <
<email address hidden>> escreveu:

> *** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1818049 ***
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1818049
>
> 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 1818049, 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.
>
>
> ** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 1818049
> virtualbox dkms modules fail to build with linux 4.4.0-143.169 [error:
> too many arguments to function ‘get_user_pages’]
>
> --
> You received this bug notification because you are subscribed to the bug
> report.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1838440
>
> Title:
> virtualbox-dkms 5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5: virtualbox kernel module
> failed to build [error: too many arguments to function
> ‘get_user_pages’]
>
> Status in virtualbox package in Ubuntu:
> New
>
> Bug description:
> Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Tue 2019-07-30 13:10:21 -03;
> 7ms ago
> Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8)
> Process: 24818 ExecStart=/etc/init.d/virtualbox start (code=exited,
> status=1/FAILURE)
>
> jul 30 13:10:19 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 systemd[1]: Starting LSB:
> VirtualBox Linux kernel module...
> jul 30 13:10:19 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 virtualbox[24818]: * Loading
> VirtualBox kernel modules...
> jul 30 13:10:21 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 systemd[1]: virtualbox.service:
> Control process exited, code=exited status=1
> jul 30 13:10:21 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 systemd[1]: virtualbox.service:
> Failed with result 'exit-code'.
> jul 30 13:10:21 vader-Inspiron-15-3567 systemd[1]: Failed to start LSB:
> VirtualBox Linux kernel module.
>
> ProblemType: Package
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
> Package: virtualbox-dkms 5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-157.185-generic 4.4.181
> Uname: Linux 4.4.0-157-generic x86_64
> ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.7
> Architecture: amd64
> DKMSKernelVersion: 4.4.0-157-generic
> Date: Tue Jul 30 13:08:07 2019
> DistributionChannelDescriptor:
> # This is a distribution channel descriptor
> # For more information see
> http://wiki.ubuntu.com/DistributionChannelDescriptor
> canonical-oem-somerville-xenial-amd64-20160624-2
> DuplicateSignature:
> dkms:virtualbox-dkms:5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5:/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox/5.2.18/build/vboxdrv/r0drv/linux/memobj-r0drv-linux.c:1112:18:
> error: too many arguments to function ‘get_user_pages’
> InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-03-15 (136 days ago)
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" - Build amd64 LIVE Binary
> 20160624-10:47
> PackageArchitecture: all
> PackageVersion: 5.2.18-dfsg-2~ubuntu18.04.5
> Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.8, python3-minimal,
> 3.6.7-1~18.04
> PythonDetails: /...

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Denys (minenkod) wrote :

purge virtualbox and install fresh from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads solved this problem for me.

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