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Re: VMWare on Fedora 8



On Mon, 2007-11-19 at 12:45 -0500, Greg Sieranski wrote:
> Christopher A. Williams wrote:
<snip...>
> >
> > Two things:
> >
> > 1) I'm running F8 x86_64 on a HP8510w laptop with Workstation 6.0.2 and
> > can vouch that the above patch works perfectly!
> >
> > 2) In my experience, vmware-any-any114 does much more harm than good on
> > Workstation 6.0.X - although it is a must if you're running VMware
> > Server. I would start over and totally remove ALL vestiges of VMware
> > from your system, then re-install 6.0.2. After that, use the patch
> > supplied above. VMware would hard freeze my system without the patch
> > because the vmnet nodes were gone and it apparently caused a cascading
> > set of other issues.
> >
> > I also got the gtk error, but ignored it after using the patch and all
> > seems functional.
> >
> > Hope that helps!
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Chris
> >
> > --
> > ====================================================
> > In theory there is no difference between theory and practice.
> > In practice there is.
> >
> > --Yogi Berra
> >
> >   
> I'm reinstalling VMWare and going to try the patch you suggested. I 
> removed VMWare using rpm -erase. Do you think I need to also remove the 
> .vmware dir in my home directory. It just contains the license key and 
> some preferences so Im not sure if it would hurt anything to leave it.

Should be OK to keep the license files and preferences as long as you
haven't done anything really esoteric. At least that has usually worked
for me.

Cheers,

Chris

--
====================================================
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice there is.

--Yogi Berra


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