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Re: [opensuse] VMware Workstation on 12.1 Fails To Build Modules
On 11/21/2011 05:23 PM, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
Trying to install VMware Workstation on openSUSE 12.1 [was previously
using 11.4 successfully].

ERROR: modinfo: could not find module vsock
Stopping VMware services:
VMware USB Arbitrator
done
VM communication interface socket family
done
Virtual machine communication interface
done
Virtual machine monitor
done
Blocking file system
done
Using 2.6.x kernel build system.
make: Entering directory `/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only'
make -C /lib/modules/3.1.0-1.2-desktop/build/include/.. SUBDIRS=$PWD
SRCROOT=$PWD/. \
MODULEBUILDDIR= modules
make[1]: Entering directory
`/usr/src/linux-3.1.0-1.2-obj/x86_64/desktop'
CC [M] /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o
/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:788:59: error:
‘SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED’ undeclared here (not in a function)
make[4]: *** [/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o] Error
1
make[3]: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only] Error 2
make[2]: *** [sub-make] Error 2
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-3.1.0-1.2-obj/x86_64/desktop'
make: *** [vmmon.ko] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only'


I'm using vmware workstation 8.0.0 (7.0 also does not work for me with 12.1), I found a patch at the location below applied and I have vmware 8.0.0, not sure if it will work on 8.0.1, the site below indicates it's for 8.0.0

http://weltall.heliohost.org/wordpress/2011/09/29/vmware-workstationplayer-fix-for-linux-3-1/

Tony

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