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Old 08-15-2011, 03:17 PM   #1
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VMware player needs Kernel headers

Hello all,

I was try to install VMware player 3.1.4, the installation went OK
when start the program for the first time it search for the kernel
headers that could not find the message returned was "kernel heders were not found" I install F14 from DVD Iso file.
Any now how to correct or find this missing file? It would be most
appreciate. Vinny
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# yum -y install kernel-devel kernel-headers
Kind regards
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Old 08-15-2011, 03:27 PM   #3
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Kernel headers...

You should find the package for kernel headers in your linux distribution's repositories. Look to see that the version numbers match the kernel version you're using.
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Thank you very much Repo your suggestion worked perfectly. Now I am facing another problem, I am try to install Windows Millennium in VMware, the CD for Windows Me is not bootable it came with bootable diskette, unfortunately fedora does not allow to mount the floppy, maybe it is not supported I try to mount in several suggested way with no success. any suggestion? again thank you. Vinny
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I have an installation of openSUSE 11.4 and have the same problem.

What was suggested for SUSE was to make a mount point in the directory where my HDD is listed, but I never perused the matter and never fixed the problem.

Looking on the Internet suggests that you can use the "mount" command, but you have to have loaded the floppy module with "modprobe floppy"" beforehand.

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