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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 14:17:53 +0100
  • Message-id: <496E31A690F7D311B93C0008C789494C02808231@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
For those wondering which kernel source I got.. here's the path..

http://download.sourceforge.net/pub/mirrors/suse/people/mantel/next/RPM/kernel-source-2.4.7.SuSE-14.i386.rpm

Good Luck!
RikD


-----Original Message-----
From: Dunphy Richard-rdunph01
To: 'suse users '
Sent: 8/9/01 2:05 PM
Subject: RE: [SLE] VMWare with Kernel 2.4.7-4GB

> 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 vmware-config.pl 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
>kernel
>header files. Because of the way SuSE does up their kernels, these
>header
>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.

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

It's all up and running now,
Thanks.
Rik.

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