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Old 04-29-2014, 05:16 AM   #16
zakame
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The kernel-headers package is there primarily to ensure that /usr/include/linux/* exists, regardless of what current kernel is installed (be it from Slackware's, or from the local sysadmin.) It is not necessary in a running system (hence out of the A fileset,) but essential if you're building anything Linux specific (hence the package being in the D fileset.)

For OP's original problem, chances are that while you installed the kernel vmlinuz, you didn't install/update /lib/modules/3.10.17-smp , which would have the 'build' and 'source' symlinks to your custom kernel source; VMware is most likely using your `uname -r` to determine your source path, IIRC.
 
Old 05-01-2014, 07:16 PM   #17
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I got tired to try to find the Kernel-Headers suitable for VMware. I recompiled my kernel with -smp off, etc... 1 day lost in vain.
Pfff!
Now I tried VirtualBox (SlackBuild.org)...
1 hour full blown installation!
What a nice surprise!
Good bye VMwa...
For me it is the solution to "where are the Kernel Headers?"

JL
 
  


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