Mavericks (OS X 10.9) Upgrade Notes WIP

Problem: Virtual Box not working
Solution: Manually load kernel modules


sudo kextload -r "/Library/Extensions/" "/Library/Extensions/VBoxDrv.kext"
sudo kextload -r "/Library/Extensions/" "/Library/Extensions/VBoxNetFlt.kext"
sudo kextload -r "/Library/Extensions/" "/Library/Extensions/VBoxNetAdp.kext"
sudo kextload -r "/Library/Extensions/" "/Library/Extensions/VBoxUSB.kext"


Problem: MacPorts upgrade fails
Solution: Reinstall MacPorts

  • Follow steps 1, 2 & 3 of the Migration page:
  • Install XCode 5 and Lauch XCode to install the commandline-tools
  • Get MacPorts-Source, extract & configure

  • curl -O

    tar jxvf MacPorts-2.2.0.tar.bz2

    cd MacPorts-2.2.0

    CC=/usr/bin/cc ./configure --prefix=/opt/local --with-install-user=root \
    --with-install-group=admin --with-directory-mode=0755 --enable-readline

  • make && make install
  • port -dv selfupdate
  • reinstall needed ports


to be continued