vmware install problem

Oscar Veloz oveloz at glasfloss.com
Tue Jun 26 21:36:54 BST 2007


Thanks, it is working!

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From: ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Tony Arnold
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2007 2:36 PM
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Subject: Re: vmware install problem

Oscar,

There is a howto with details of a patch at
http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_feisty_fawn_vmware_server_howto

It worked for me!

Regards,
Tony.

Oscar Veloz wrote:
> I am having trouble installing Vmware server on 7.04 Server.  Below is what I get.  Can someone point me in the right direction, please.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running
> kernel? [/lib/modules/2.6.20-15-server/build/include]
> 
> Extracting the sources of the vmmon module.
> 
> Building the vmmon module.
> 
> Using 2.6.x kernel build system.
> make: Entering directory `/tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only'
> make -C /lib/modules/2.6.20-15-server/build/include/.. SUBDIRS=$PWD SRCROOT=$PWD/. modules
> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.20-15-server'
>   CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o
> In file included from /tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:80:
> /tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only/./include/compat_kernel.h:21: error: expected declaration specifiers or â...â before âcompat_exitâ
> /tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only/./include/compat_kernel.h:21: error: expected declaration specifiers or â...â before âexit_codeâ
> /tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only/./include/compat_kernel.h:21: warning: type defaults to âintâ in declaration of â_syscall1â
> make[2]: *** [/tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.20-15-server'
> make: *** [vmmon.ko] Error 2
> make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only'
> Unable to build the vmmon module.
> 
> For more information on how to troubleshoot module-related problems, please
> visit our Web site at "http://www.vmware.com/download/modules/modules.html" and
> "http://www.vmware.com/support/reference/linux/prebuilt_modules_linux.html".
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