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Old 07-25-2011, 01:50 PM   #1
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Changed my user password and now VMware tells me unable to start services...


Vmware tells me it cannot start services

I believe the issue is tied to permissions because the message indicated the log with the full details was located in
/tmp/vmware-root/setup-4772.log
but when I go there I receive a message telling me I do not have permission to the directory and there's a lock symbol on the directory from the File Browser utility.

What do I need to do to unlock the folder and get vmware working again ?
 
Old 07-25-2011, 04:41 PM   #2
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Gain root access (w/e distro you are using) and then :
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nano /tmp/vmware-root/setup-4772.log
Review the error and post it here if you want more help.
 
Old 08-02-2011, 09:41 AM   #3
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After logging as root, I was able to correct the issue with the following instructions:
http://blog.toracat.org/2011/05/vmwa...n-and-rhel6-1/

Last edited by Swaggoner; 08-02-2011 at 09:44 AM.
 
  


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