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