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Re: Haldaemon and Vmware [SOLVED, maybe]



On Wed, 8 Dec 2004, Paul Howarth wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 17:43 -0500, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> >
> > So far, it is working after the following steps:
> >
> > (1) Install VMwareWorkstation-4.5.2-8848.i386.rpm.  Do *not* install
> > vmware-any-any-update84.
> >
> > (2) Run vmware-config.pl to build modules for the running kernel.
>
> Don't forget to "cp -p /dev/vm* /etc/udev/devices" after doing this for
> the first time.

Damn, I meant to write that.  I thought it, anyway...

Thanks for catching it.

>
> > (3) Run "chkconfig vmware reset" to create the proper symlinks.
> >
> > (4) Things appear to work (so far).  Note that "service vmware status"
> > lies about whether vmmon and vmnet modules are insmodded, but
> > functionality doesn't appear to be affected.
> >
> > So the problem appears to have been in both the original RPM (improper
> > symlinks) and the update84 (something else broken).  I'll report back if I
> > see any more problems, otherwise, I think it's solved.  I'll see what
> > VMware newsgoups have to say about fixing the next update.
>
> Paul.
>

-- 
		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
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