James PEARSON skrev:
To all interested,
I tried (unsucessfully) to compile the vmmon modules using
VMware-workstation-5.5.1-19175.i386.rpm on SUSE 10.1 B1
it errored out and I posted the error messages over
at the vmware community.
I finally got around to testing the answer I got from the vmware
community and it works! Here the answer...
Most probably your kernel headers are not OK and thus incorrect
settings were chosen - particullary all kernels after 2.6.0 should have
HAVE_EPOLL defined... Try looking for other articles, it was discussed
several times, you must modify Makefile.kernel to include
# Here is my modified verion of the Makefile
# linux:/usr/src/linux # vi Makefile
# Needed to be compatible with the O= option
LINUXINCLUDE := -Iinclude \
-DKBUILD_BASENAME=\"$(DRIVER)\" -I$(srctree)/include) \ -include
# Save & exit
# Run "/usr/bin/vmware-config.pl"
LD [M] /tmp/vmware-config4/vmmon-only/vmmon.ko
make: Leaving directory
`/usr/src/linux-2.6.15-git12-6-obj/i386/default' cp -f
vmmon.ko ./../vmmon.o make: Leaving directory
`/tmp/vmware-config4/vmmon-only' The module loads perfectly in the
The configuration of VMware Workstation 5.5.1 build-19175 for Linux for
this running kernel completed successfully.
You can now run VMware Workstation by invoking the following command:
Is that really necessary? I run beta1 perfectly fine on VMware GSX 3.2
without modifying any sources...
Can't say anything about VMware WS though, I've never tried that one..