[Mageia-dev] vbox/vboxadditions conflicts question

Olivier Blin mageia at blino.org
Wed Mar 23 13:45:40 CET 2011

Frank Griffin <ftg at roadrunner.com> writes:

> I understand that virtualbox and vbox additions cannot both be
> installed on the same system because of conflicts.  But why, when I
> try to update a system with virtualbox installed and vboxadditions not
> installed, do I get prompts about vboxadditions not being installable
> ?  What is asking for it ?
> For example:
> [root at ftgme2 release]# rpm -qa dkms-vboxadditions
> [root at ftgme2 release]# rpm -qa dkms-virtualbox
> dkms-virtualbox-4.0.4-6.mga1
> [root at ftgme2 release]# urpmi --auto-select --keep
> A requested package cannot be installed:
> dkms-vboxadditions-4.0.4-6.mga1.x86_64 (in order to keep
> dkms-virtualbox-4.0.4-6.mga1.x86_64)
> Continue installation anyway? (Y/n)

Don't you have x11 packages for vbox guest installed?

Olivier Blin - blino

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