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Re: Searching kernel-headers / kernel-devel 2.6.21-1.3228.fc7 Packages

On Mon, 2007-07-23 at 17:41 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Schlueri wrote:
> > Am Montag, den 23.07.2007, 15:40 +0530 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:
> >> Schlueri wrote:
> >>> Hi there, 
> >>>
> >>> the new kernel kernel- makes many problems. I've
> >>> installed kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7 too, but i need the kernel-devel and
> >>> kernel-headers rpms to compile vmware (i686).
> >>>
> >>> Where can i download these packages. I can't found it on the
> >>> update-mirros? Is there a archive on the net?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks for help and hoping for a fast kernel update!
> >> Kernel update for what?
> > 
> > For a real working updated kernel. On the list there are many problems
> > reported with and i've some problems too.
> If you are referring to vmware module reconfiguration, that isn't a 
> specific kernel issue. The new kernel works just fine for me.

I'm not in any way saying that it's the kernel team's fault, but one
reason VMware won't reconfigure with the new kernel is because of
changes to kernel headers that make them incompatible with the C++
vmware uses.  In particular, 
/usr/src/kernels/ uses
anonymous struct initializers in a C++-incompatible way.

In fact, the latest vmware-any-any patch looks like it is
and it works for me.

> Rahul
                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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