Re: [SLE] vmware broken after 9.1 kernel-upgrade --THE SOLUTION !!!
From: John Andersen (jsa_at_pen.homeip.net)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 23:14:08 -0800
On Tuesday 22 June 2004 02:28, Matthias D. Caraco wrote:
> John Andersen wrote:
> >On Saturday 19 June 2004 17:32, Kastus wrote:
> >>Finally, I tried to recompile kernel, using make cloneconfig, make
> >> vmlinux. No luck again. The result is:
> >>WARNING: Symbol version dump /usr/src/linux-2.6.5-7.75/Module.symvers is
> >> missing, modules will have
> >>Now I wonder if it is possible at all to compile vmware 4.5.1-7568
> >> modules for SuSE kernel 2.6.5-7.75?
> >>Thanks, -Kastus
> >Yes Kastus, I just did this, you were on the right track but made an
> >unnecessary left turn.
> >The Steps are:
> >make cloneconfig (unless you did that already),
> >make modules (no need to install them or rebuild the kernel because
> >all we need is the missing Module.symvers that suse did not ship in the
> >update. This step takes a while - have a beer while waiting).
> >After those two steps vmware-config.pl will work.
> >I did this on 2.6.5-7.75 and Vmware 4.5.2.
> This worked for me.
> As mentioned in another thread, even easier is to install the package
Except that after the upgrade that package (on the cdrom) is no longer
-- _____________________________________ John Andersen
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