0 Replies Latest reply on Jul 30, 2009 1:25 AM by cndg

    How to install and run vmware server 1.0.9 on kernel 2.6.30

    cndg Novice

      I just did this - and thought others might benefit:



      vi /usr/src/kernels/linux-2.6.30/arch/x86/kernel/init_task.c



      find this existing line:-

      struct mm_struct init_mm = INIT_MM(init_mm);

      and add this line after it:-

      EXPORT_UNUSED_SYMBOL(init_mm); /* will be removed in 2.6.26 */

      rebuild kernel (make; make install; reboot)



      rpm -ivh VMware-server-1.0.9-156507.i386.rpm



      cd /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/



      tar xvfj /tmp/vmware-update-2.6.29-5.5.9-3.tar.bz2



      cd vmware-update-2.6.29-5.5.9/






      cd /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/



      tar xvf vmmon.tar



      vi vmmon-only/Makefile



      Comment-out ("#") lines 25 and 28, the "ifndef VMWARE_VER" and matching "endif" lines.




      tar cvf vmmon.tar vmmon-only