VMWare Kernel Module Bug Support Inquiry
joseph.salisbury at canonical.com
Thu Nov 8 16:12:04 UTC 2012
On 11/06/2012 10:32 PM, Christopher Penalver wrote:
> Dear Ubuntu Kernel team / Ubuntu Bug Control:
> I am e-mailing to inquire about the status of VMWare products (ex.
> VMWare Workstation, VMWare Player) bug support on Launchpad.
> Currently, three linux (Ubuntu) reports have been filed with kernel
> oops bugs using VMWare products:
> However, since VMWare Player has been removed from the repositories:
> It is unclear to me if Ubuntu provides fixes for bugs in VMWare kernel
> modules, or would the reporters need to seek support from VMWare
> directly. For example, Fedora does not provide this type of support:
> What do you think?
> Thank you for your time and consideration in this matter and I look
> forward to your response.
We don't provide fixes for any kernels other than Ubuntu kernels. Any
bugs specific to VMWare would have to be addressed by VMWare directly.
However, if a bug happens within the Ubuntu kernel, and VMWare is the
application, that would be something we would want to address.
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