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RE: [SLE] VMWare with Kernel 2.4.7-4GB
  • From: Dunphy Richard-rdunph01 <Rik.Dunphy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2001 14:05:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <496E31A690F7D311B93C0008C789494C0280822F@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> On Thursday 09 August 2001 08:42, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Thursday 09 August 2001 06:07, Dunphy Richard-rdunph01 wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > anyone got VMware (2.0.4) working with a 2.4.7 kernel?
> >
> > When I run the script it tried to build it's own
> > modules, but it gets many errors (see below)!
> >
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> Yes, and it runs well. There is a modified file that you need. I
got it
> off their news list but I will send it to you off-list.
>I should add before too many people ask for the file:
>In order to compile the new vmmon routine, you need to have the proper
>header files. Because of the way SuSE does up their kernels, these
>files are not provided with their kernels.
>Therefore, in order to use the new module, you will need to download and
>compile the generic 2.4.7 kernel, NOT the kernel from SuSE.

I also downloaded the kernel sources from mantel's home dir one SuSE and it compiled ok.

It's all up and running now,

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