[svlug] Error building VMware
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jan 19 18:43:02 PST 2009
Quoting Skip Evans (skip at bigskypenguin.com):
> I got the file
> From that link and ran the runme.pl file, but got the same
> compile error as before.
Going by the cited diagnostic, the proprietary VMware code that needs to
parse and use Linux kernel source code had been having a difficult time
navigating and using the kernel header files you say you installed. The
vmware-any-any tool can solve many VMware-adjustment problems, but not
> But then I found a file here
> And it seems to have completed the install.
That appears to be a Perl script and set of accompanying update files
that revise the VMware kernel-related code for changes in the kernel
programming interface through kernel 2.6.27.
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