Re: SuSE 9.3 and ESX Server
From: Chris Cox (ccox_nopenotthis_at_airmail.net)
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2005 14:52:58 -0500
Milan Goellner wrote:
>>> I have SuSE 9.3 running on my ESX server, unfortunately the installation
>>> is running slow, loosing a couple of hours every day in relation to real
>>> time. Does anyone know how to fix this in SuE 9.3, I havn't had this
>>> with other releases?
>> Read this:
> my bad, I forgot to mention that that article doesn't seem to work for
> me, there is no diference between the default 1000 setting and 333,
> which I am running for two weeks now
>>> Alternatively: what's happened to VMware Tools kernel modules? I can't
>>> seem to compile them anymore, egtting errors of missing make and gcc,
>>> which are, of course, installed?
>> You don't need to compile VMware tools kernel modules simply because
>> aren't any :-) Take a look:
> I may have understood this incorrectly. I thought that the km_vmware
> which used to be there until 9.3 were some sort of precompiled vmware
> kernel modules. When i run the script I get errors and am told to try
> again after making sure I have make, gcc, binutils and kernel sources
> installed, which I have. The script then terminates with Problem
> extracting version of XFree 4. So this doesn't work as well :\
>> Consider searching VMware discussion forums for answers to your problems:
>> And, of course, VMware's excellent documentation.
> Yes, been looking for two weeks for a solution now, I'm hoping that the
> SuSE groups can help me here, something like a last ditch attempt :)
Unfortunately, the best solution seems to be to run a 2.4 based kernel.
If anyone has advice, please post. VMware REALLY needs to help debug
this instead of passing the buck.