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Old 03-03-2005, 05:58 PM   #1
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Getting vmware to work with kernel 2.6.11


If you update your kernel to 2.6.11, you'll likely find that vmware 4.5.x won't load and that vmware-config.pl won't cooperate in building the module set you need. Instead, you need to apply a patch to vmware first. Here's the info:

http://www.vmware.com/community/thre...13528&tstart=0

Note that you should use petr's modification to kennyz's instructions (i.e., run './runme.pl' after you copy the patch).

Worked for me on my Slackware current system with a shiny new 2.6.11 kernel.
 
Old 03-06-2005, 02:36 AM   #2
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coo thx... may be working on that in a few days...
 
  


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