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Re: VMware Workstation 7 and rawhide

On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 17:25 -0700, Nathan Grennan wrote:
> Today I installed VMware Workstation 7 build 203739 x86_64 on my 
> rawhide system. It runs, but has issues with guests crashing when I try 
> to move the mouse cursor outside the guest's display area. In a terminal 
> window I get errors like the one below. The urls below are threads on 
> VMware's forums talking about the issue. It seems to have been narrowed 
> down to glibc-2.10.90. I looked into downgrading to 2.10.1, but found 
> that can't be done without breaking half the system. Like others I tried 
> downgrading libX11, without success.
>   It get the impression from a little research that I have done that 
> Fedora 12 is going to be a mess with random applications, because of the 
> newer glibc. glibc's home page says 2.10.1 is the current stable 
> release. glibc-2.10.90 seems to be getting lots of fixes as of late. 
> glibc being such a core package can break almost anything if it isn't 
> stable. Fedora 12's release is only three weeks away.
> vmware-vmx: xcb_io.c:542: _XRead: Assertion `dpy->xcb->reply_data != 
> ((void *)0)' failed.
> http://communities.vmware.com/thread/236673?tstart=45
> http://communities.vmware.com/thread/229891?start=15&tstart=0

Don't know if you got a response on this or not, but VMware released the
final version of Workstation 7 today.

I will try with F12RC on my laptop and let you know what I come up with.



"You see things as they are and ask, 'Why?'
I dream things as they never were and ask, 'Why not?'"

-- George Bernard Shaw

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