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Bruce Stevenson
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:41 am    Post subject: Virtualbox guest additions modules do not load Reply with quote

I installed gentoo as guest os in vbox, while I cannot load virtualbox-guest-additions.
And here is my infomation.

Code:
$ modprobe vboxguest
modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'vboxguest': Exec format error


Code:
$ modinfo vboxguest
filename:   /lib/module/4.12.5-gentoo/misc/vboxguest.ko
version:   5.1.26 r117224
license:   GPL
description:   Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions for Linux Module
author:      Oracle Corporation
srcversion:   C1622A97042B7117C430962
alias:      pci:v000080EEd0000CAFEsv00000000sd00000000bc*sc*i*
depends:
vermagic   4.12.5-gentoo SMP mod_unload modversions



Code:

$ uname -r
4.12.5-gentoo
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russK
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm thinking the .ko may be for a different architecure.

Can you post these?:
Code:
# file /lib/module/4.12.5-gentoo/misc/vboxguest.ko

Code:
# emerge --info
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also, please check dmesg for any additional information about the failed load.
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