Linux kiedy 2.6.32-22-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 28 13:27:30 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux
VMware Server 2.0.2 build-203138
Does ist work for 64bit too?
I just applied the patched using the shell script on a lucid running 2.6.32-22-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 28 13:28:05 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Even though I get a bunch of "hunk FAILED" messages when patching - my guest is up and running
GOOD JOB evilninja!
Confirmed on "Linux ws 2.6.32-22-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 28 13:28:05 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux"
but i am twiddeling with some "SSL Handshake on client connection failed: SSL Exception: error:140D9115:SSL routines:SSL_GET_PREV_SESSION:session id context uninitialized" on the 64 bit machine after installation.
But this seems to be a different problem...
BIG THNX!!! to evilninja
I'm sorry for my noob question, how this patches are applied? or how can I run the .sh script?
this only works on linux.
download the files:
into directory "/path/to/patches"
" cd /path/to/patches"
delete tailing ".txt" from all filenames
replace (line 19)
and delete in line 53 the first "../" (this could be an issue)
save and exit
" . ./patch-vmware_2.6.3x.sh /path/to/vmware-server-distrib/lib/modules/source"
evilninja, you're an absolute Jedi...
I downloaded the relevant files and patched... VMware Server now runs perfectly..
Thank you very much for the effort and I agree with you completely about the VMware developers... although Vmware Server is free it is more widely adopted than their licensed packages and thus warrants a certain amount of continued development rather than simply relying on the efforts of the knowledgableVMware community and it's volunteers.
Kudos to you
What surprised me at first was that the VMware modules are still so far behind the current kernel development, although the (not so) new development model works fairly well for other vendors to keep up. However, I recently installed their ESX thingy which is based on 2.6.18 so maybe there really is no incentive for them to upgrade their kernel modules. If it runs for their ESX enterprise customers, why bother? :-\
From me to: It work's ! And many, many Thanks
did check out with an 32 bit installation and it is working nice...
so i do have an productive server running with a 64 bit system. Does the patch and script work also?
Applying these patches got it to where I could compile the proper modules for my kernel. However, when I try to launch the console (via firefox and https://127.0.0.1:8333) it just sits there and says "Loading...". What is curious is when the page tries to load at the very first the title does say "VMWare Server 2.0". Then if I try to access the webpage again, I keep getting this error message: "The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading." Any direction in where I can look for the root cause?
Try restart the vmware:
sudo /etc/init.d/vmware restart
this helps me in similar cases sometimes.
And note, that the remote-console doesn't work with fire-fox 3.6 and newer
will help you to downgrade firefox.
Dear thetruebumble… (or others)
In your instruction you say
>and delete in line 53 the first "../" (this could be an issue)
>save and exit
If I look at the original file i see something like:
$DEBUG cd ../../../../bin || exit 2
To what absolute directory is the cd ../../../../bin going?
Thanks in advance?
Jeroen, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
OK after many sleepless nights and tons of search, I could finally get it done.
Thank you great guys, I have the installer working.
Another question. Probably a silly one but something a lot of people would be looking forward to know:
What happens when I do a Kernel upgrade. Do I have to hunt for a patch all over again (the most most painful part) and go though this cycle all over again (which is OK).
Basically I am using Ubuntu 10.04 and because of a Intel Graphics issue (gdm hangups) , had upgraded to 2.6.35-020635rc3-generic after going through a wiki post at Ubuntu Forum. The upgrade solved my graphics issue, but now I have downgraded just to use VMWare which also means I have to switch back and forth to between kernels.
So, to ask it again, What happens when I do a Kernel upgrade ??