[oi-dev] [OpenIndiana-discuss] Installing VBox
alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Wed Oct 27 03:04:24 UTC 2010
Sunay Tripathi wrote:
> On 10/26/10 07:34 PM, Albert Lee wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Alasdair
>> Lumsden<alasdairrr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Really, the answer is for someone to compile the open source version
>>> of VirtualBox for OpenIndiana with this check fixed. We'd be more
>>> than happy to provide it in our repos assuming the licensing permits.
>> Unfortunately, the USB passthrough isn't available in the "Open Source
>> Edition" or OSE.
> Do you know if it uses uname or sysinfo() call to find out the OS
> version? /bin/uname can be replaced by a simple shell script
> or one could create a new sysinfo() in a library and LD_PRELOAD
> that instead.
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
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