Re: [SLE] vmware on 9.2

From: Joe Brockert (joe_at_brockert.com)
Date: 12/13/04

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    To: Richard <rick47@adelphia.net>
    Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 19:08:18 -0800
    
    

    the only way I've got it working is
    /usr/src/linux
    make cloneconfig
    make modules

    /usr/local/vmware-distb
    ./vmware-install.pl and take the defaults

    joe

    On Sun, 2004-12-12 at 15:18 -0800, Richard wrote:
    > On Monday 08 November 2004 8:48 am, Kastus wrote:
    > > On Sun, Nov 07, 2004 at 09:57:14AM -0500, Michael W Cocke wrote:
    > > > cd /usr/src/linux
    > > > make oldconfig
    > > > make bzImage
    > > > make modules
    > > >
    > > > You can skip the installation steps (modules_install and install) if
    > > > you want. After you do this, install vmware - it works great.
    > >
    > > Actually, the necessary and sufficient steps on SUSE are:
    > >
    > > make cloneconfig
    > > make prepare
    > > vmware-config.pl
    > >
    > > Much faster than bzImage and modules.
    > >
    > > Regards, -Kastus
    >
    > Apparently, I do not completely get it. I followed this to try to install VM
    > on new 9.2 installation and get error messages. While running
    > vmware-config.pl I got to the line where it says no current module is ok so
    > then asks to make a module. I said yes, and then the errors began with the
    > conclusion that it could not build module. Should I have run make modules
    > and make modules-install after make cloneconfig and make prepare? I seem to
    > recall some earlier discussion, that I did not save, about there being an
    > appropriate module/better module already included in SuSE and to use this
    > instead. Is this so? Where and how? Thanks for any assistance. Richard
    >

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