4 Replies Latest reply on Nov 9, 2014 1:38 AM by iceberg13

    Can't compile modules using Workstation 10.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel 3.8.11

    clang1 Lurker

      Hi, I get the following errors building the vmci module.


      make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/kernel-next'
        CC [M]  /tmp/modconfig-Qsufdw/vmci-only/linux/driver.o
        CC [M]  /tmp/modconfig-Qsufdw/vmci-only/common/vmciContext.o
      /tmp/modconfig-Qsufdw/vmci-only/linux/driver.c: In function ‘LinuxDriver_Ioctl’:
      /tmp/modconfig-Qsufdw/vmci-only/linux/driver.c:740:12: error: incompatible types when assigning to type ‘VMCIHostUser’ from type ‘kuid_t’
      make[2]: *** [/tmp/modconfig-Qsufdw/vmci-only/linux/driver.o] Error 1
      make[2]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
      make[1]: *** [_module_/tmp/modconfig-Qsufdw/vmci-only] Error 2
      make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernel-next'
      make: *** [vmci.ko] Error 2
      make: Leaving directory `/tmp/modconfig-Qsufdw/vmci-only'
      Failed to build vmci.  Failed to execute the build command.
      Starting VMware services:
         Virtual machine monitor                                             done
         Virtual machine communication interface                            failed
         VM communication interface socket family                           failed
         Blocking file system                                                done
         Virtual ethernet                                                    done
         VMware Authentication Daemon                                        done


      Is there a fix or workaround?