vmware & breezy

Lars Noldan lnoldan at jdrweb.com
Wed Oct 26 16:16:10 UTC 2005

that sounds good actually, I didn't think to install the GCC-3.4 package.

I'll give it a shot tonight when I get home.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Ruschmeyer" <jruschme at gmail.com>
To: "Ubuntu Help and User Discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 10:16 AM
Subject: Re: vmware & breezy

> Lars Noldan wrote:
>> I would like to inquire if anyone on this list has sucessfully 
>> installed vmware 5.0 on breezy badger.
>> Prior to reinstalling hoary on my test machine I was attempting to get 
>> vmware loaded on breezy.  The problem I was running into is the breezy 
>> gcc version is 4.something, and the kernel was compiled with 
>> 3.4something (I understand exact error messages are more helpful and 
>> will gladly go back and recreate them if it will help)  however any 
>> suggestions are welcome.
>> Thank you all in advance.
> Well, I just install the free VMware player on breezy yesterday, so I 
> think that counts...
> First, you need to install gcc-3.4 (apt-get install gcc-3.4).
> Open a terminal window to run the installer from. Set the CC environment 
> variable to gcc-3.4
>       $ export CC=gcc-3.4
> Run the installer. At the point where the kernel modules are built, it 
> should get the choice of C compiler from the CC variable.
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