Fedora 9 and VMWare Server
racerx at makeworld.com
Sun Jul 20 01:21:28 UTC 2008
On Sat, 19 Jul 2008 21:11:42 -0400
"Kevin J. Cummings" <cummings at kjchome.homeip.net> wrote:
> Mike Burger wrote:
> >> Has anyone been able to get VMWare Server running on F9?
> >> I've installed VMWare Server from the rpm, run the config
> >> script and everything seems to be installed correctly.
> >> When I try to connect to the web management server, it
> >> tells me that the server is not responding.
> > Noting that I've not worked, yet, with VMWare, at all, I still
> > think the question needs to be asked:
> > Did you start the VMWare server processes?
> An easier question (based on how VMWare is packaged) is did you run
> the vmware-config.pl script that comes with the RPM? It will
> shutdown any running services, and compile the necessary kernel
> modules for your running kernel (if you haven't made them already,
> and, no, just installing the RPM does not do this), and then start
> them up again.
> After that (if it was successful), you should be able to connect to
> the server.
> Good Luck!
Additionally - see this URL:
I'm not sure if the "patching" the Op does is need however - it's still
a nice guide to use.
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