Updating fedora kernel headers
Thanks Uninstalling modules from DKMS removing old DKMS module vboxhost version 5.0.18------------------------------Deleting module version: 5.0.18completely from the DKMS tree.------------------------------Done.Attempting to install using DKMSCreating symlink /var/lib/dkms/vboxhost/5.0.18/source - /usr/src/vboxhost-5.0.18DKMS: add completed.I installed Fedora 19 x86_64 on My vmware workstation. it give me a message "can't find kernel source files".I checked that the kernel version is 3.9.5-301.fc19.x86_64 via uname -r.Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.Visit Stack Exchange $ sudo yum install "kernel-devel-uname-r == $(uname -r)" Loaded plugins: auto-update-debuginfo, changelog, langpacks, refresh-packagekit No package kernel-devel-uname-r == 3.12.6-200.fc19.x86_64 available.
If no matching kernel headers are located in the /usr/src/kernels/ directory, go ahead and install kernel headers, which is provided by the kernel-devel package that can be installed using default package manager as shown. As I mentioned I am very new at linux and fedora 23 is my first distro ever. Put "how to install headers in fedora 23" in your favorite search engine and follow the instructions.I don't know if I have installed Kernel headers, neither I know how to do or check. Remember that before you can compile kernel modules such as device driver on a Linux system, you should have necessary kernel header files installed. 1 root root 41 May 9 Now you are good to go with compiling your own or existing kernel modules for software such as Virtual Box and many more. In this article, we have explained how to install kernel-devel and kernel-header packages in Cent OS/RHEL 7 and Fedora systems.