kernel headers

"J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 15:26:43 UTC 2013


On 01/12/2013 02:56 PM, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> On Sat, 2013-01-12 at 07:26 -0500, Scott Robbins wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 05:09:41AM -0700, Lawrence Graves wrote:

<snip>..</snip>

> Actually, in this case, the kernel-headers and kernel-devel packages are
> installed. Further, this appears to only happen with the 3.7 series of
> the kernel.
>
> I know this because I was having the same problem and, because I need
> VMware Workstation for my work (some things needed for my job require
> Windows - arrgh!!!), I had to roll back to the 3.6 kernel. Currently, I
> can confirm that VMware Workstation 9.0.1 is working with kernel version
> 3.6.11-3.fc18.x86_64 - and is working with that kernel unmodified (no
> patches from VMware needed).
>
> Now, I don't recall the exact error message with kernel 3.7 because I
> reverted back to the 3.6 series (via yum distro-sync), but VMware
> Workstation 9.0.1 clearly is having trouble finding the kernel headers
> and other associated components with the 3.7 series of the kernel that
> is in the updates-testing repository.

Aren't you just experiencing that broken vmware scripts which cant find 
the relocated version.h in the 3.7 series kernels ?

And that's simply solved by running "ln -s 
/usr/src/linux-3.7-X/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h 
/usr/src/linux-3.7-X/include/linux/version.h"

JBG


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