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Re: [SLE] vmware 2.0.4
  • From: Jeffrey Taylor <jeff.taylor@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 15:34:13 -0500
  • Message-id: <20010509153413.H9263@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
If I knew for certain it was vi, I'd say so. I use emacs (both GNU
and Xemacs) and vi and occasionally a few others. Dumb programs that
don't try to outthink me I can live with. It's the ones that try to
be clever/inituitive/helpful and only half succeed are the ones I
curse.

Jeffrey

Quoting Purple Shirt <purpleshirt@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
>
> haha
>
> you are calling vi a half-smart editor? =)
>
>
> >From: Jeffrey Taylor <jeff.taylor@xxxxxxxx>
> >To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: [SLE] vmware 2.0.4
> >Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 10:39:51 -0500
> >
> >IIRC, I saw stuff like this when some half-smart editor wordwrapped
> >the file. Try re-installing just the config file and edit with no
> >wordwrap.
> >
> >HTH,
> > Jeffrey
> >
> >Quoting Purple Shirt <purpleshirt@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> > >
> > >
> > > Well line 2 was a comment.
> > >
> > > I went ahead and deleted the comment line. No go still.
> > >
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/config.h: At top level:
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/config.h:2: parse error
> >before
> > > `1'
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/config.h:4: undefined or
> >invalid
> > > # directive
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/config.h:8: undefined or
> >invalid
> > > # directive
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/config.h:13: undefined or
> >invalid
> > > # directive
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/config.h:16: undefined or
> >invalid
> > > # directive
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/config.h:20: undefined or
> >invalid
> > > # directive
> > > .
> > > .
> > > .
> > >
> > > I don't know if the file is wrongly formatted or something.
> > >
> > > Well there is a lot of crap output and then this:
> > >
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/reiserfs_fs_sb.h:235: storage
> > > size of `j_join_wait' isn't known
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/reiserfs_fs_sb.h:253: storage
> > > size of `j_journal_list' isn't known
> > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/sched.h:211: storage size of
> > > `mmap_sem' isn't known
> > > .././linux/driver.c:93: storage size of `linuxState' isn't known
> > > make[2]: *** [driver.o] Error 1
> > > make[2]: Leaving directory
> >`/tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only/driver-2.4.2-4GB'
> > > make[1]: *** [driver] Error 2
> > > make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config3/vmmon-only'
> > > make: *** [auto-build] 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
> > > have
> > > a look at "http://www.vmware.com/download/modules/modules.html";.
> > >
> > > Execution aborted.
> > >
> > >
> > > mk
> > >
> > > >From: Steven Hatfield <ashari@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > >Reply-To: ashari@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >To: "Purple Shirt" <purpleshirt@xxxxxxxxxxx>, suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> > > >Subject: Re: [SLE] vmware 2.0.4
> > > >Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 09:24:38 -0400
> > > >
> > > >On Tuesday 08 May 2001 08:15 pm, Purple Shirt wrote:
> > > > > Thanks for the reply. I copied the files to
> >/usr/src/linux/include/linux
> > > > >
> > > > > Got me a step further:
> > > > >
> > > > > /lib/modules/2.4.2-4GB/build/include/linux/config.h:2: unterminated
> > > > > character constant
> > > >
> > > >This usually means that you have a string that is missing the double
> >quotes
> > > >at the end, so open up config.h at line 2 and check for something that
> > > >looks
> > > >like:
> > > >
> > > >#define SOMECONST "some text
> > > >
> > > >note the missing double quote at the end. Just add the double quote and
> >try
> > > >to compile again.
> > > >
> > > >The rest of these errors are ancilliary to the first one.
> > > >
> > > >Good luck!
> > > >-Steven
> > > >
> > > > > make[2]: *** [driver.d] Error 1
> > > > > make[2]: Leaving directory
> > > > > `/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/driver-2.4.2-4GB' make[1]: ***
> >[deps]
> > > >Error
> > > > > 2
> > > > > make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only'
> > > > > make: *** [auto-build] Error 2
> > > > > make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only'
> > > > > Unable to build the vmmon module.
> > > > >
> > > > > For more information on how to troubleshoot module-related problems,
> > > >please
> > > > > have
> > > > > a look at "http://www.vmware.com/download/modules/modules.html";.
> > > > >
> > > > > Execution aborted.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > From: Lenz Grimmer <grimmer@xxxxxxx>
> > > > >
> > > > > >To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
> > > > > >Subject: Re: [SLE] vmware 2.0.4
> > > > > >Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 10:54:36 +0200 (CEST)
> > > > > >
> > > > > >On Sat, 5 May 2001, Purple Shirt wrote:
> > > > > > > Ok so you finally installed lx_suse24 from the 7.1 tree.
> >Remember
> > > >the
> > > > > > > kernel packages in the update tree are older. Now you figure
> >vmware
> > > >is
> > > > > > > ready to get done installing. But no SuSE calls its kernel
> >2.4.2-4Gb
> > > > > > > (ver 11) but it's kernel from source is 2.4.2 (SuSE-6)and vmware
> > > > > > > chokes.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >See the reasoning above. All files that need to be replaced to
> >properly
> > > > > >build the kernel are in /boot: vmlinuz.autoconf.h, vmlinuz.config
> >and
> > > > > >vmlinuz.version.h. vmlinuz.autoconf.h and vmlinuz.version.h. have
> >to be
> > > > > >copied into /usr/src/linux/include/linux/{version,autoconf}.h Now
> >the
> > > > > >compilation should do fine.
> > > > >
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