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Re: Can't install VMWare Server on F7



The "any-any" patch v114 worked for me.  This page has a link to it
(you'll want to get a later version, however) and some helpful info:


> http://www.howtoforge.com/vmware_server_fedora7

Hugh


On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 16:21 -0400, Michael Semcheski wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> 
> I had the exact same problem.  VMWare Server compiled on the 2.6.22
> kernel, but not the 2.6.23.
> 
> I bailed and worked around.  You could try looking for the 'any-any'
> patch for VMWare.  My understanding is that allows the vmware module
> to be compiled against any kernel.  Its not a patch that VMWare
> supports, though you can find the link to it in their forums.
> 
> Mike
> 
> On Nov 1, 2007 4:00 PM, Joe Tseng <joe_tseng hotmail com> wrote:
> >
> > I'm trying to install VMWS on an updated fresh install of F7 (kernel 2.6.23) using vmware-any-any-update114.tar.gz.  I was able to get this done on one machine but not another...  This is the msg I'm getting:
> >
> > gcc: error trying to exec 'cc1plus': execvp: No such file or directory
> > make[2]: *** [/tmp/vmware-config0/vmmon-only/common/task.o] Error 1
> > make[1]: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-config0/vmmon-only] Error 2
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.23.1-10.fc7-i686'
> > make: *** [vmmon.ko] Error 2
> > make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config0/vmmon-only'
> > Unable to build the vmmon module.
> >
> > I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the VMWS RPM file and deleting all the crap the install leaves in /tmp, but nothing seems to help.  Any help would be appreciated.
> >
> >  - Joe
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