VMWare Workstation and Fedora 9?
- From: "Alan Evans" <ame.fedora@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 08:05:46 -0700
Has anybody successfully configured VMWare Workstation (my version:
6.04, x86_64) for Fedora 9 (x86_64)? I have before me a fully-updated
fresh install of Fedora 9. I then install the VMware-workstation
package and run vmware-config.pl. The first complaint the script makes
The following libraries could not be found on your system:
even though each of those is clearly located in /usr/lib64. The
script, however, carries on. Later:
What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running
The directory of kernel headers (version 188.8.131.52-108.fc9.x86_64) does not
match your running kernel (version 2.6.25-14.fc9.x86_64). Even if the module
were to compile successfully, it would not load into the running kernel.
What's up with that? The config script apparently doesn't like the
-108 in the kernel header version, which is missing from the kernel
I've applied the any-any update (117 -- latest I could find).
And for completeness:
$ uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.25-14.fc9.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu May 1
06:06:21 EDT 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
$ rpm -qa | grep -i kernel
Has anybody got past this, or else done the install and not
experienced it? Ability to run VMWare is really a deal-breaker in my
situation. Any help at all is appreciated greatly.
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