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Re: [SLE] vmplayer 10.1
  • From: michael norman <michaeltnorman@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2006 22:24:11 +0100
  • Message-id: <200607052224.12070.michaeltnorman@xxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 05 July 2006 15:17, Matthias Titeux wrote:
> Hi michael,
> I believe that if you type "Esc" or "q" or "Enter" (sorry bad memory), it
> will quit the EULA text and you will be able to accept it.
> I never installed vmplayer but I did install several times VMWare (though I
> never read the EULA ;-))
> Be sure that kernel source and gcc are installed and do as root :
> /usr/src/linux/make cloneconfig
> /usr/src/linux/make prepare
> before running the script and after every kernel update or
> patch.
> I hope this will help
> (cannot try it right-now I have important stuff running on the virtual
> machine !!)

Having managed to accept the EULA and issuing the commands you specified the
config ends with the following

Building the vmmon module.

Using 2.6.x kernel build system.
make: Entering directory `/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only'
make -C /lib/modules/ SUBDIRS=$PWD
SRCROOT=$PWD/. modules
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-'
make -C ../../../linux- O=../linux-
CC [M] /tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o
In file included from /tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.h:20,
from /tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:49:
warning: "VMW_HAVE_EPOLL" is not defined
warning: "VMW_HAVE_EPOLL" is not defined
In file included from /tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.h:20,
from /tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:49:
/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/./include/compat_wait.h:60: error: conflicting
types for ‘poll_initwait’
/usr/src/linux- error: previous
declaration of ‘poll_initwait’ was here
/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:145: warning: initialization
from incompatible pointer type
/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:149: warning: initialization
from incompatible pointer type
make[4]: *** [/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o] Error 1
make[3]: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only] Error 2
make[2]: *** [modules] Error 2
make[1]: *** [modules] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-'
make: *** [vmmon.ko] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only'
Unable to build the vmmon module.

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Execution aborted.

I'd welcome any comments as to where I have gone wrong.


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