[svlug] Error building VMware, Kernal book?
skip at bigskypenguin.com
Mon Jan 19 19:46:41 PST 2009
I'm afraid I don't even know what kernel header files are.
I've actually done tons of C/C++ programming in the past, so I
think if I got a book on the Linux kernel I'd probably get a
bit out of it.
Can anyone recommend some titles to learn more about the
Kernel and it's magical ways of controlling the universe?
I think the best approach a book might take, if it can be
done, is the kernal from a programmers perspective. Don't know
if that makes sense, but coming from a long time C/C++ coder
maybe I'd understand some of it.
Thanks again all for all the help, this VM stuff is cool! Just
wish I could install OS X too, that would be <cartman>super
Rick Moen wrote:
> 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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