How to fix VirtualBox on Fedora 38 with Kernel 6.4.10+ by adding a missing include

I recently did a software update on my laptop running Fedora 38, and that also brought in a kernel update. Starting my Win10 VirtualBox VM afterwards no longer worked as it needed the kernel module to be recompiled. However, that failed: $ sudo /sbin/vboxconfig [sudo] password for gina: Stopping VirtualBox services. depmod: WARNING: could not open modules.order at /lib/modules/6.3.8-200.fc38.x86_64: No such file or directory depmod: WARNING: could not open modules....

September 7, 2023 · 2 min

How to fix VirtualBox on Fedora 38 with Kernel 6.3.5 by disabling IBT

For accounting and some windows only software (👋 Affinity Designer) I have a Windows 10 VM running in VirtualBox on my Framework running Fedora 38. Apparently I got a kernel update recently and as of this morning the VM refused to start. It just hung, and a look into journalctl showed something like this: Jun 13 10:23:50 draper kernel: traps: Missing ENDBR: 0xffff9b688c308f30 After some searching I came across this thread on the VirtualBox forums which explained the issue and also includes the solution....

June 13, 2023 · 1 min

How to make dnf default to yes

I’m currently in the process of setting up my new laptop, and since I’ve been using Debian-derivatives for the past two decades now, I decided to use the opportunity, try something new for once and installed Fedora1. Something that got annoying quickly is that the package manager command dnf defaults to “no” when asking if you really want to install a package plus its dependencies. I’m very used to apt’s behaviour here that allows me to type sudo apt install <package> and then just hit Enter on the sanity check....

March 2, 2023 · 1 min