VirtualBox Network Drivers Crap Out After Kernel Upgrade

It never fails, I need to fire up VirtualBox to do something in Windows and I get a dialog box about it not being able to find the right driver.  I know exactly what the problem is — the kernel was upgraded and the VirtualBox network drivers are out of date — I just always forget what to do about it, so I have to search for 15 minutes to 1/2 an hour to find somebody who wrote down the procedure.

I’m writing it down this time for when it eventually happens again.  Then I can reference this post (if I remember I wrote it) and be back up and running in a few minutes rather than a half an hour.

Run this from the command line:

sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

How to rebuild vboxdrv on Arch Linux

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