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[vox-tech] latest vmware problems


After a recent VMware related crash, I downloaded the latest VMware 
workstation software (5.5.6).

The installer worked fine, however when compiling the kernel modules I get a 
segmentation fault when vmmon.o is inserted into the kernel.

Some details:
2.6.16-2-686-smp #1 SMP Fri Aug 18 19:25:21 UTC 2006 i686 GNU/Linux

# the script attemps this:
sudo insmod -p /tmp/vmware-config7/vmmon.o

# and results in this:
Segmentation fault

Unable to make a vmmon module that can be loaded in the running kernel:
There is probably a slight difference in the kernel configuration between the 
set of C header files you specified and your running kernel.  You may want to 
rebuild a kernel based on that directory, or specify another directory.

As far as I can tell I am using the stock kernel headers that match the runnin 


If the kernel has been changed on a recent update I would have been notified 
by aptitude, right?

Any ideas?



Dylan Beaudette
Soil Resource Laboratory
University of California at Davis
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