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Re: [vox-tech] latest vmware problems
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Re: [vox-tech] latest vmware problems

On Tuesday 18 March 2008, Dylan Beaudette wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 March 2008, Wes Hardaker wrote:
> > >>>>> "DB" == Dylan Beaudette <dylan.beaudette@gmail.com> writes:
> >
> > DB> Unable to make a vmmon module that can be loaded in the running
> > DB> kernel: There is probably a slight difference in the kernel
> > DB> configuration between the set of C header files you specified and
> > DB> your running kernel.  You may want to rebuild a kernel based on that
> > DB> directory, or specify another directory.
> >
> > There are modified versions of the vmware modules that let you run on
> > older/newer kernels (and contain other fixes).
> >
> > DB> /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.16-2-686-smp
> >
> > That's certainly older.  Generally vmware doesn't support older/newer
> > kernels and they're pretty specific on a particular kernel range for a
> > particular version.
> >
> > google for vmware-any-any in a .cz TLD and try those modules.
> >
> > (it's also linked from the wikipedia vmware entry)
> Thanks for the tips Wes. I had tried the vmware-any-any patch, and get the
> same result... dang!

At long last -- a fix is found:


Dylan Beaudette
Soil Resource Laboratory
University of California at Davis
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