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Re: [SLE] [SOLUTION] Trying to get VMWare 4.5.1 installed on SUSE 9.1
  • From: Riccardo Facchini <abief_ag_-suseml@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 01:48:28 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <20040524084828.62494.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

--- Trey Sizemore <trey@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-05-23 at 12:16, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-05-23 at 08:34, Ed Harrison wrote:
> >
> > > I have the same kernel from YOU and was getting the same error.
> > >
> > > The key is missing Modules.symvers file in source tree.
> > >
> > > It is built when you go to /usr/src/linux and do:
> > >
> > > make cloneconfig
> > > make modules (no need to do make modules_install--they are
> already there).
> > >
> > > Then vmware-config.pl finishes properly.
> >
> > Thanks, that did the trick. One last question. What do I use for
> the
> > path to the CD-ROM device when setting up VMWare? For example, it
> > defaults to /dev/cd0 but SUSE appears to use another convention. I
> > tried /media/dvd but I got an error message saying that this did
> not
> > appear to be a CD device. I suppose it's looking for an entry in
> /dev
> > but can't seem to find it in SUSE.
> >
> > Thanks.
>
> Figured out it was probably /dev/dev (how it appears in fstab), yet
> with
> my Win200 disk in the laptop drive, VMWare says that there is not a
> bootable disk there. Hmmmm.
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Trey
> ---
>
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> 13:32:43 up 6 days, 20:12, 1 user, load average: 0.09, 0.08, 0.17
> Linux salamander 2.6.6 #1 SMP Mon May 10 00:12:20 PDT 2004 i686
> unknown
> unknown GNU/Linux
>

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Just form my knowledge, what build number of VMware are you using?

regards,



=====
Riccardo G. Facchini

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