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Re: New kernel new problems with kernel headers



On 10/17/06, Robert Locke <lists ralii com> wrote:
> After having updated the kernel (now running 2.6.18-1.2200), I get the
> following when trying to configure VMWare server:
>
> «What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running
> kernel? [/usr/src/linux/include]
> /lib/modules/2.6.18-1.2200.fc5smp/build/include/
>
> The directory of kernel headers (version @@VMWARE@@ UTS_RELEASE) does not match
> your running kernel (version 2.6.18-1.2200.fc5smp).  Even if the module were to
> compile successfully, it would not load into the running kernel.
>
> What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running
> kernel? [/usr/src/linux/include] »
>
Bit of a guess,

Did you also install the latest kernel-smp-devel?  Then, when prompted
for location of the include files, I just hit return and it found them.
I'm running VMWare Workstation 5.5.2....


> # rpm -qa kernel\*
> kernel-smp-2.6.17-1.2174_FC5
> kernel-smp-2.6.17-1.2187_FC5
> kernel-smp-devel-2.6.17-1.2187_FC5
> kernel-smp-2.6.18-1.2200.fc5
> kernel-smp-devel-2.6.18-1.2200.fc5

Yes, Rob, I have kernel-smp-devel installed. The suggestion given by
Niels solves the problem.

Paul


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