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Re: VMware and Fedora Core 2



On Monday May 17, 2004 at 2:29 p.m. "Thorsten" <info thorko de> wrote:
> Hello guys
> do anyone know how you can running the vmware 4.0.5 under fedora core 2?
> I have installed the vmware 4.0.5 under fedora core 2 and the
> installation worked without any problems. But if I start the
> vmware-config.pl script it can't find the kernel sources. I have
> installed the kernel sources which match with my running kernel. If I
> start the vmware-config.pl script again it told me that the kernel
> c-header files didn't matched with my running kernel. After that I
> copied the version.h from /lib/modules/.... to my /usr/src/.... I
> started the vmware-scripts again and it tolds me that the kernel address
> space size from my kernel sources didn't match with my running kernel.
> And so here we are. I have no clue what I can do know.
> Have some of you a solution or did some of you tried this to install the
> vmware under fedora core 2?

Thorsten,

You may need to add a soft link between /usr/src/linux and your
/usr/src/linux-2.6.xxxxx directory so the vmware-config.pl utility can
find the version.h file in /usr/src/linux/include.

BTW, there's also a VMware-4.5.1-7568 you'll probably want to upgrade to.

--Doc
Robert G. (Doc) Savage, BSE(EE), CISSP, RHCE | Fairview Heights, IL
Fedora Core 1 kernel 2.4.22-1.2188.nptl on P-III/M IBM Thinkpad A22p
"Perfection is the enemy of good enough."
                          -- Admiral of the Fleet Sergei G. Gorshkov



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