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Re: VMware error with kernel-2.6.5-1.326


This is regarding this old post(I know IM SORRY!).

I have followed all the instructions given in all these correspondences here, and am still having a problem installing vmware 4.05-6030.
I untared the vmware-any-any-update59 into the VMWARE dircetory in my /home/sponger directory. Then I cd'ed into that update directory and ran ./runme.pl and it asks me for the directory of my C header files, and per the directions in one of the emails this is what I gave it:
and this is the msg it gives me:
"The kernel defined by this directory of header files does not have the same
address space size as your running kernel."

So then being a noob I tried all the other directories in /lib/modules of the other kernels installed on my system, but then it complains thats not the right kernel and wants the .332 version....but it gives me that error.....

Any ideas?


Efthym wrote:

On Fri, 16 Apr 2004 07:02:38 +0000, Andy Green <fedora warmcat com> wrote:

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On Friday 16 April 2004 04:58, Efthym wrote:

Kernel: 2.6.5-1.322
VMWare: 4.0.5 6030
patch: vmware-any-any-update59

The drivers compiled and worked ok for me after updating to
Encountered problem "Permission denied" error running vmware-config.pl.
setenforce 0, then
./runme.pl did the trick.

I really owe that Czech guy a beer ot two, but even v59 of his patch (at the
time of my last mail, v58 was the latest) is not working here on kernel .322

Just upgraded to 4.5.1 Build 7568.

[root Purgatory vmware-any-any-update59]# setenforce 0
[root Purgatory vmware-any-any-update59]# ./runme.pl

Driver compiles and workes OK !

Did you check /var/log/messages for any errors ?
Make sure you are running runme.pl from the any-any update and not vmware-config.pl. runme.pl replaces the sources for the vmmon and vmnet modules, and then calls vmware-config.pl

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