2 Replies Latest reply on Oct 3, 2017 2:11 AM by BiggiDiggi

    VMware-Player-12.5.7 can't compile virtual network device, kernel 4.13.2, Ubuntu 17.04

    BiggiDiggi Lurker

      I am trying to get VMware-player to run on my system - Ubuntu 17.04 with linux kernel 4.13.2-041302-generic. After installing and running it the VMware Kernel Module Updater asks to install several modules. It gets stuck at the virtual network device one with, producing the following log

       

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Log for VMware Workstation pid=3266 version=12.5.7 build=build-5813279 option=Release

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The process is 64-bit.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Host codepage=UTF-8 encoding=UTF-8

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Host is Linux 4.13.2-041302-generic Ubuntu 17.04

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/settings": No such file or directory.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/settings. Using default values.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/root/.vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /root/.vmware/config. Using default values.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Unable to check permissions for preferences file.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/root/.vmware/preferences": No such file or directory.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.568+01:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Failed to load user preferences.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.614+01:00| vthread-4| W115: Logging to /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-3266.log

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Obtaining info using the running kernel.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Created new pathsHash.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting header path for 4.13.2-041302-generic to "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.627+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.628+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.2-041302-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.848+01:00| vthread-4| I125: found symbol version file /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/Module.symvers

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.848+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading symbol versions from /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/Module.symvers.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.864+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Read 21833 symbol versions

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.864+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmmon module.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.864+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmnet module.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.864+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmblock module.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.864+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmci module.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.864+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vsock module.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.864+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting vsock to depend on vmci.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.864+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmmon".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.865+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.865+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmnet".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.866+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.867+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmblock".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.868+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.868+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmci".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.869+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.869+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vsock".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.870+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 0.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.881+01:00| vthread-4| I125: to be installed: vmmon status: 0

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.881+01:00| vthread-4| I125: to be installed: vmnet status: 0

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.901+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Obtaining info using the running kernel.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.901+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting header path for 4.13.2-041302-generic to "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.901+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.901+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.901+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.901+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.906+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:04.906+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.2-041302-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.122+01:00| vthread-4| I125: found symbol version file /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/Module.symvers

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.122+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading symbol versions from /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/Module.symvers.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.138+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Read 21833 symbol versions

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.138+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Kernel header path retrieved from FileEntry: /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.138+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Update kernel header path to /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.138+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.138+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.138+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.138+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.144+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.144+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.2-041302-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.144+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Found compiler at "/usr/bin/gcc"

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.147+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Got gcc version "7.2.0".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.147+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.147+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Using user supplied compiler "/usr/bin/gcc".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.149+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Got gcc version "7.2.0".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.149+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.150+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.150+01:00| vthread-4| I125: No matching PBM set was found for kernel "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.150+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.150+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.150+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.150+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.150+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.157+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.157+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.2-041302-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.158+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.158+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.158+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.158+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.158+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.163+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.163+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.2-041302-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.163+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Using temp dir "/tmp".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.164+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Obtaining info using the running kernel.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.164+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting header path for 4.13.2-041302-generic to "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.164+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.164+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.164+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.164+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.170+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.170+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.2-041302-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.386+01:00| vthread-4| I125: found symbol version file /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/Module.symvers

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.386+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading symbol versions from /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/Module.symvers.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.402+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Read 21833 symbol versions

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.402+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmmon".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.404+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.404+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmnet".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.405+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.959+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting destination path for vmmon to "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/misc/vmmon.ko".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.959+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Extracting the vmmon source from "/usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/vmmon.tar".

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.963+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Successfully extracted the vmmon source.

      2017-09-24T21:11:05.964+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Building module with command "/usr/bin/make -j8 -C /tmp/modconfig-Z9iIkn/vmmon-only auto-build HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc IS_GCC_3=no"

      2017-09-24T21:11:07.922+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Successfully built vmmon.  Module is currently at "/tmp/modconfig-Z9iIkn/vmmon.o".

      2017-09-24T21:11:07.922+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Found the vmmon symvers file at "/tmp/modconfig-Z9iIkn/vmmon-only/Module.symvers".

      2017-09-24T21:11:07.922+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Installing vmmon from /tmp/modconfig-Z9iIkn/vmmon.o to /lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/misc/vmmon.ko.

      2017-09-24T21:11:07.923+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Registering file "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/misc/vmmon.ko".

      2017-09-24T21:11:08.152+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/usr/lib/vmware-installer/2.1.0/vmware-installer" exited with status 0.

      2017-09-24T21:11:08.152+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Registering file "/usr/lib/vmware/symvers/vmmon-4.13.2-041302-generic".

      2017-09-24T21:11:08.446+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/usr/lib/vmware-installer/2.1.0/vmware-installer" exited with status 0.

      2017-09-24T21:11:08.448+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting destination path for vmnet to "/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/misc/vmnet.ko".

      2017-09-24T21:11:08.448+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Extracting the vmnet source from "/usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/vmnet.tar".

      2017-09-24T21:11:08.452+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Successfully extracted the vmnet source.

      2017-09-24T21:11:08.452+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Building module with command "/usr/bin/make -j8 -C /tmp/modconfig-Z9iIkn/vmnet-only auto-build HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/4.13.2-041302-generic/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc IS_GCC_3=no"

      2017-09-24T21:11:11.329+01:00| vthread-4| W115: Failed to build vmnet.  Failed to execute the build command.

       

      Any ideas?