[CentOS-virt] Is anyone already working on RPMs for VirtualBox OSE?

Greg Bailey gbailey at lxpro.com
Tue Nov 13 00:08:19 UTC 2007

Greg Bailey wrote:
> Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> Greg Bailey wrote:
>>> I have some RPMs I've made of innotek's VirtualBox OSE (Open Source 
>>> Edition) for both CentOS 4 and CentOS 5 (i386).  These RPMs include 
>>> the dkms support for the kernel driver, etc.  I have a couple of 
>>> subtle things to fix in the RPMs (like setting the permissions on 
>>> udev devices, etc.) but they're already usable.  Before I spend more 
>>> time on it, and submit it for inclusion in the "testing" repo, I 
>>> thought I'd ask here if someone was already working on doing this.
>> Just off the top of my head, I would say - please post the specs here :)
> OK, I've thrown some information up on a website (including the spec):
> http://www.lxpro.com/virtualbox/
> Look forward to feedback (and help with those RPM macros!)   :-)
> thanks,
> Greg

I've rebuild the RPMs with VirtualBox 1.5.2 OSE for both CentOS 4 and 
CentOS 5 (i386).  The RPMS, SRPMS, and .spec files are available at:



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