gmane at auxbuss.com
Thu Aug 16 23:40:38 BST 2007
Chris Malton said...
> marc wrote:
> > Hi,
> > VMware server is, for the most part, working fine. I have Windows 2000,
> > various Linux incantations and some 3rd-party VMs all running - it's a
> > marvelous thing
> > However, whenever, I reboot, and then try to run a VM, VMware server
> > fails to load the VM with:
> > Unable to change virtual machine power state. The process exited with
> > an error: End of error message.
> > Which is rather uninformative.
> > Now, if I:
> > aptitude reinstall vmware-server
> > then things start working as normal.
> > Can anyone help? Thanks?
> Did you rebuild your initrd after installing vmware-server?
No. My understanding was that vmware-server-kernel-modules would take
care of that.
> It sounds like not, so rebuild your initrd with the command
> sudo update-initramfs -u
> VMWare Server ought to work after reboot then.
Thanks. I tried this, but after rebooting. I still need to reinstall
vmware-server for the vms to work.
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