Re: [SLE] VMware and kernel 2.4.21-166 (was kernel recompile)
From: plain (kanenas_at_hawaii.rr.com)
To: email@example.com Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2004 21:39:33 -1000
imo 9.0 is still not ready for prime time regarding vmware. or the other way
around. i guess i will stay with 8.2 /vm 4.05 a bit longer.
On Tuesday 06 January 2004 05:38, Kenneth Schneider wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-01-06 at 09:45, Gary Gapinski wrote:
> > On Monday 05 January 2004 19:46, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > > And speaking of a VMware install..
> > >
> > > Why were the VMware modules left -out- of the .166 kernel update?!
> > >
> > > The km_vmware piece of shit doesn't work and neither does the module
> > > complilation from VMware themselves. Going back to the .144 kernel
> > > till 2.6 becomes stable.
> > What problems are you encountering?
> > I've been running VMware-gsx-2.5.1-5336 on 2.4.21-166-smp4G (for a
> > whopping 30 minutes or so) with no problems.
> > I did find that the vmware-config.pl compiled _and_ installed vmmon and
> > vmnet modules, so I'm not using any pre-supplied ones. The -99 and -144
> > kernel versions included these modules, and I thought I had used the
> > SuSE-supplied ones by telling the vmware-config.pl script to not install
> > its own, but I was not presented with that option with the -166 kernel
> > installed.
> The -166 kernel did not come with pre-compiled modules hence you would
> not get a prompt to overwrite files that do not exist.
> I have only performed the update at home and when I use vmware-config to
> create the modules I get a kernel oops when starting vmware (4.0.5
> workstation on 9.0 pro). If I try to use the km_vmware addon to create
> the modules vmware will not start as it cannot load all of the modules.
> Ken Schneider
> unix user since 1989
> linux user since 1994
> SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)
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