virtualbox-guest-dkms 4.3.10-dfsg-1ubuntu5: virtualbox-guest kernel module failed to build [error: ‘struct file’ has no member named ‘f_dentry’]

Asked by Sqoorch on 2015-05-22

Update from linux-generic-lts-utopic 3.16.0.38.30 to linux-generic-lts-vivid 3.19.0.18.5

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: virtualbox-guest-dkms 4.3.10-dfsg-1ubuntu5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-37.51~14.04.1-generic 3.16.7-ckt9
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-37-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.11
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 3.19.0-18-generic
Date: Fri May 22 09:35:00 2015
DuplicateSignature: dkms:virtualbox-guest-dkms:4.3.10-dfsg-1ubuntu5:/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-guest/4.3.10/build/vboxsf/dirops.c:129:29: error: ‘struct file’ has no member named ‘f_dentry’
PackageArchitecture: all
PackageVersion: 4.3.10-dfsg-1ubuntu5
SourcePackage: virtualbox
Title: virtualbox-guest-dkms 4.3.10-dfsg-1ubuntu5: virtualbox-guest kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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2015-08-13
Josef DS (josefdelossantos) said : #1

any assistance is welcome, mostly those based on experiential resolution.

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