rawhide report: 20070320 changes(correction)
rwarsow at online.de
Wed Mar 21 17:48:52 UTC 2007
John Poelstra wrote:
> Ronald Warsow said the following on 03/21/2007 08:08 AM Pacific Time:
>> Ronald Warsow wrote:
>>> Jim Bevier wrote:
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: <buildsys at redhat.com>
>>>> To: <fedora-devel-list at redhat.com>; <fedora-test-list at redhat.com>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 3:10 AM
>>>> Subject: rawhide report: 20070320 changes
>>>> The last two kernels 2997 & 2999 no longer allows VMWare to build.
>>>> Anybody have a fix?
>>> can't say something to kernels 2997 & 2999, but for previous:
>>> cd /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/
>>> tar xvf vmmon.tar
>>> cd vmmon-only/include
>>> vi compat_kernel.h
>>> line 80:
>>> #define __NR_compat_exit __NR_exit
>>> +#if LINUX_VERSION_CODE < KERNEL_VERSION(2,6,19)
>>> static inline _syscall1(int, compat_exit, int, exit_code);
>>> tar -cf vmmon.tar vmmon-only
>>> vmware-config.pl -d
>> this advise doesn't work any more !
> I'm seeing the same problem on FC6 and haven't been able to find a fix
> yet on google.
> With VMwareWorkstation-5.5.3-34685 and running the 2.6.20-1.2925.fc6 I
> cannot rebuild the modules after applying the manual fixes (above) and
> trying a fresh install of vmware and applying the any-any patch.
okay. i'm running VMware-server-1.0.2-39867.i386 and a 2.6.20-1.2925.fc6
the fix/workaround above doesn't work with the current f7 kernel.
i hadn't test it before sending my mail, but afterwards.
- to me today, it seem it's bad to jump out of the bed, in the computer,
answering on emails, before reading the whole thread. my fault !-
anyway, i can't believe that the modules from server and workstation are
i tested the last evaluation VMware Workstation 5.5.3, some days/weeks
ago, and if iirc, i had to fix vmmon module the some way, but moved the
workstation to /dev/null, realizing that this sh*t want to phone with M$.
anyway, while writing this, i see there is the fix on the list...
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