VMware fails to build with the new kernel
joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Sat Sep 13 12:14:22 UTC 2008
Maurizio Marini wrote:
> On Saturday 13 September 2008, Paul Smith wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 10:06 AM, Joachim Backes
>> <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de> wrote:
>>>>>> That is the one I have got:
>>>>>> $ rpm -q VMware-server
>>>>>> And I cannot have it working on F9.
>>>>> So I was wrong then with my assumption.
>>>>> In this case, the latest vmware-any-any-update may help
>>>>> (vmware-any-any-update117d.tar.gz from
>>>>> http://groups.google.com/group/vmkernelnewbies/files ?)
>>>>> Good luck & best Regards,
>>>> I have that installed. The issue is that vmware-config.pl worked under
>>>> the prior kernel and failed today. Something must have changed in the
>>>> kernel headers that breaks vmware's compile.
>>> For german speaking fedora users:
>>> http://www.fedorawiki.de/index.php/VMware_Server (no patch, but a
>>> modified vmware-any-any-update117:
>> The any-any-update file suggested by Joachim solves the problem, in my
> i have installed vmware-any-any-update117d.tar.gz
> to install now vmware-any-any-update117-itpsycho.tar.bz2
> i have to issue
> rpm -e VMware-server-1.0.7-108231.i386 VMware-server-console-1.0.7-108231.i386
> then reissue rpm -ivh VMware-server-1.0.7-108231.i386 Vware-server-console-1.0.7-108231.i386
> then apply the patch. i suppose, isn't it?
I installed vmware-any-any-update117-itpsycho.tar.bz2 ***without***
installing vmware-any-any-update117d.tar.gz (and **without** the patch
files belongig to the ...d version) so VMware-server-1.0.7-108231.i386
now runs flawless.
Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>
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