0 Replies Latest reply on Jul 12, 2016 3:34 AM by pinux15

    Vmware Workstation 12 doesn't work after upgrade the kernal to 4.6 on Debian Jessie 8

    pinux15 Lurker

      Hello, when I try to open vmware workstation I got pop-up "VMware Kernal Module Updater"

      then I end up with an error.


      I've tried the solutions in this discussion but unfortunately it doesn't work

      Kernel 4.6 - VmPlayer 12 - vmnet & vmmon compilation failure

      and I've got vmware logfile ,, I hope someone help me to solve this problem

      Thanks in advance


      Here is the detailed log file of the error

       

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.981+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Log for VMware Workstation pid=10978 version=12.1.1 build=build-3770994 option=Release

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.981+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The process is 64-bit.

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.981+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Host codepage=UTF-8 encoding=UTF-8

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.981+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Host is Linux 4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 Debian GNU/Linux 8.5 (jessie)

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.928+03:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/settings": No such file or directory.

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.928+03:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/settings. Using default values.

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.980+03:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/root/.vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.980+03:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /root/.vmware/config. Using default values.

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.980+03:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Unable to check permissions for preferences file.

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.980+03:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/root/.vmware/preferences": No such file or directory.

      2016-07-12T07:24:56.980+03:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Failed to load user preferences.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.015+03:00| vthread-4| W115: Logging to /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-10978.log

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.030+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Obtaining info using the running kernel.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.030+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Created new pathsHash.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.030+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting header path for 4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 to "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.030+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for kernel release "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.030+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.030+03:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.030+03:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc-4.9 for preprocess check

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.035+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.035+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for the kernel "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.188+03:00| vthread-4| I125: found symbol version file /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/Module.symvers

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.188+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading symbol versions from /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/Module.symvers.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.208+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Read 18147 symbol versions

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.208+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmmon module.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.208+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmnet module.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.208+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmblock module.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.208+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmci module.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.208+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vsock module.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.208+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting vsock to depend on vmci.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.208+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmmon".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.210+03:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.210+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmnet".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.211+03:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.211+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmblock".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.213+03:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.213+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmci".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.215+03:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.215+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vsock".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.217+03:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 0.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.228+03:00| vthread-4| I125: to be installed: vmmon status: 0

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.228+03:00| vthread-4| I125: to be installed: vmnet status: 0

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.239+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Obtaining info using the running kernel.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.239+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting header path for 4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 to "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.239+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for kernel release "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.239+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.239+03:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.239+03:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc-4.9 for preprocess check

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.245+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.245+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for the kernel "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.415+03:00| vthread-4| I125: found symbol version file /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/Module.symvers

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.415+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading symbol versions from /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/Module.symvers.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.436+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Read 18147 symbol versions

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.436+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Kernel header path retrieved from FileEntry: /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.436+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Update kernel header path to /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.436+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for kernel release "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.436+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.436+03:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.436+03:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc-4.9 for preprocess check

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.442+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.442+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for the kernel "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.443+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Found compiler at "/usr/bin/gcc"

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.445+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Got gcc version "4.9.2".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.445+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.445+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Using user supplied compiler "/usr/bin/gcc".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.448+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Got gcc version "4.9.2".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.448+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.449+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.449+03:00| vthread-4| I125: No matching PBM set was found for kernel "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.449+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.449+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for kernel release "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.449+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.449+03:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.449+03:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc-4.9 for preprocess check

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.456+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.456+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for the kernel "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.457+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.457+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for kernel release "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.457+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.457+03:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.457+03:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc-4.9 for preprocess check

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.462+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.462+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for the kernel "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.462+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Using temp dir "/tmp".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.463+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Obtaining info using the running kernel.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.464+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting header path for 4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 to "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.464+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for kernel release "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.464+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.464+03:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.464+03:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc-4.9 for preprocess check

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.471+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.471+03:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/include" for the kernel "4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.625+03:00| vthread-4| I125: found symbol version file /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/Module.symvers

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.625+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading symbol versions from /lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/build/Module.symvers.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.644+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Read 18147 symbol versions

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.644+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmmon".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.646+03:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.646+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmnet".

      2016-07-12T07:24:57.647+03:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2016-07-12T07:24:58.176+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting destination path for vmmon to "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/misc/vmmon.ko".

      2016-07-12T07:24:58.214+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Source file /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/vmmon.tar is not regular.

      2016-07-12T07:24:58.216+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting destination path for vmnet to "/lib/modules/4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64/misc/vmnet.ko".

      2016-07-12T07:24:58.216+03:00| vthread-4| I125: Source file /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/vmnet.tar is not regular.