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I got this error (quoted below) when upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04. Should I be worried(since I can detect my flaws in my instalation) but I get this at any new linux-header upgrade I do. What does it mean?

Error!  The dkms.conf for this module includes a BUILD_EXCLUSIVE directive which
does not match this kernel/arch.  This indicates that it should not be built.

dkms.conf contains this:

# modprobe information used for DKMS modules
#
# This is a stub file, should be edited when needed,
# used by default by DKMS.

/usr/src/vboxhost-4.2.16/dkms.conf contains this lines:

.## @file
.# Linux DKMS config script for the VirtualBox guest kernel modules
.#

.#
.# Copyright (C) 2006-2010 Oracle Corporation
.#
.# This file is part of VirtualBox Open Source Edition (OSE), as
.# available from http://www.virtualbox.org. This file is free software;
.# you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU
.# General Public License (GPL) as published by the Free Software
.# Foundation, in version 2 as it comes in the "COPYING" file of the
.# VirtualBox OSE distribution. VirtualBox OSE is distributed in the
.# hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY of any kind.
.#

PACKAGE_NAME="vboxhost"
PACKAGE_VERSION=4.2.16
AUTOINSTALL=yes

BUILT_MODULE_NAME[0]="vboxdrv"
BUILT_MODULE_LOCATION[0]="vboxdrv"
DEST_MODULE_LOCATION[0]="/kernel/misc"

BUILT_MODULE_NAME[1]="vboxnetflt"
BUILT_MODULE_LOCATION[1]="vboxnetflt"
DEST_MODULE_LOCATION[1]="/kernel/misc"

BUILT_MODULE_NAME[2]="vboxnetadp"
BUILT_MODULE_LOCATION[2]="vboxnetadp"
DEST_MODULE_LOCATION[2]="/kernel/misc"

BUILT_MODULE_NAME[3]="vboxpci"
BUILT_MODULE_LOCATION[3]="vboxpci"
DEST_MODULE_LOCATION[3]="/kernel/misc"

The dots "." infront of the "#" are to deal with the make up codes.

I had this while installing linux-headers-3.8.0-26-generic but when I "run" uname -r this is the result:

3.8.0-26-generic

So I should just ignore this?
Thanks in advance

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Probably something is wrong in dkms.conf file. I assume you can repair this by editing the dkms.conf or paste here the results of cat /etc/modprobe.d/dkms.conf –  NikTh Jul 8 '13 at 9:09
    
I pasted the contents :P –  Dr_Bunsen Jul 8 '13 at 9:13
    
Do you have VirtualBox installed ? Lets see the results of cat /usr/src/vboxhost-4.2.12/dkms.conf . If you have another version of VB replace the number accordingly. –  NikTh Jul 8 '13 at 10:15
    
Posted the results you wanted. –  Dr_Bunsen Jul 8 '13 at 17:31
    
It is a bug: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/… –  desgua Mar 14 at 13:03

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