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i have vmware player installed on fedora9..when in try to open it using
sudo vmplayer it is showing following message
modinfo: could not find module vmmon
modinfo: could not find module vmnet
modinfo: could not find module vmblock
modinfo: could not find module vmci
then it asks for kernel headers..then i gave the path of those headers as /usr/src/linux-22.214.171.124/include it took the path
then it showed following message....
Stopping VMware services:
Virtual machine monitor[ OK ]
Using 2.6.x kernel build system.
make: Entering directory `/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only'
make -C /usr/src/linux-126.96.36.199/include/.. SUBDIRS=$PWD SRCROOT=$PWD/. modules
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-188.8.131.52'
CC [M] /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o
In file included from /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/./include/x86.h:20,
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/./include/x86apic.h:79:1: warning: "APIC_BASE_MSR" redefined
In file included from /usr/src/linux-184.108.40.206/arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap_32.h:29,
/usr/src/linux-220.127.116.11/arch/x86/include/asm/apicdef.h:132:1: warning: this is the location of the previous definition
In file included from /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/./include/machine.h:24,
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/./include/x86.h:830:1: warning: "PTE_PFN_MASK" redefined
In file included from /usr/src/linux-18.104.22.168/arch/x86/include/asm/paravirt.h:7,
/usr/src/linux-22.214.171.124/arch/x86/include/asm/page.h:22:1: warning: this is the location of the previous definition
In file included from /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/vmhost.h:13,
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/./include/compat_semaphore.h:5:27: error: asm/semaphore.h: No such file or directory
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:146: error: unknown field ‘nopage’ specified in initializer
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:147: warning: initialization from incompatible pointer type
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:150: error: unknown field ‘nopage’ specified in initializer
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:151: warning: initialization from incompatible pointer type
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c: In function ‘LinuxDriver_Ioctl’:
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1670: error: too many arguments to function ‘smp_call_function’
make: *** [/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o] Error 1
make: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-126.96.36.199'
make: *** [vmmon.ko] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only'
Might check Kang's patches (no guarantees so make a backup of your vm.* driver tarballs in /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/), download the latest vmware-update-.*.tar.gz from http://www.insecure.ws/warehouse/ and run the ./runme.pl.