5 Replies Latest reply on Mar 29, 2018 12:28 AM by BennySu

    "Failed to build vmnet.  Failed to execute the build command." while installing Virtual Network Device update

    marcin80dd Lurker

      Hello,

       

      my VMware Player 12.5.9 wants to make update, but fails. Here is the log:

       

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Log for VMware Workstation pid=2399 version=12.5.9 build=build-7535481 option=Release

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The process is 64-bit.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Host codepage=UTF-8 encoding=UTF-8

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Host is Linux 4.13.0-26-generic Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/settings": No such file or directory.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/settings. Using default values.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/root/.vmware/config": No such file or directory.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /root/.vmware/config. Using default values.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Unable to check permissions for preferences file.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: DictionaryLoad: Cannot open file "/root/.vmware/preferences": No such file or directory.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.319+01:00| vthread-4| I125: PREF Failed to load user preferences.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.346+01:00| vthread-4| W115: Logging to /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-2399.log

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.350+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Obtaining info using the running kernel.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.350+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Created new pathsHash.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.350+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting header path for 4.13.0-26-generic to "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.350+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.350+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.350+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.350+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.353+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.353+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.0-26-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.460+01:00| vthread-4| I125: found symbol version file /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/Module.symvers

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.460+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading symbol versions from /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/Module.symvers.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.473+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Read 22181 symbol versions

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.473+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmmon module.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.473+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmnet module.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.473+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmblock module.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.473+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vmci module.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.473+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading in info for the vsock module.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.473+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting vsock to depend on vmci.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.473+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmmon".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.474+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 0.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.474+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmnet".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.475+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.475+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmblock".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.475+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.475+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmci".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.476+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.476+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vsock".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.477+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 0.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.486+01:00| vthread-4| I125: to be installed: vmnet status: 0

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.496+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Obtaining info using the running kernel.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.496+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting header path for 4.13.0-26-generic to "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.496+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.496+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.496+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.496+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.499+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.500+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.0-26-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.606+01:00| vthread-4| I125: found symbol version file /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/Module.symvers

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.606+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading symbol versions from /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/Module.symvers.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.618+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Read 22181 symbol versions

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.618+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Kernel header path retrieved from FileEntry: /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.618+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Update kernel header path to /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.618+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.618+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.618+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.618+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.0-26-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.622+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Found compiler at "/usr/bin/gcc"

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.623+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Got gcc version "5.4.0".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.623+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.623+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Using user supplied compiler "/usr/bin/gcc".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.625+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Got gcc version "5.4.0".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.625+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.625+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.625+01:00| vthread-4| I125: No matching PBM set was found for kernel "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.625+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.625+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.625+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.625+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.625+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.629+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.629+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.0-26-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.629+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.629+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.629+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.629+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.629+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.632+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.632+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.0-26-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.632+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Using temp dir "/tmp".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.633+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Obtaining info using the running kernel.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.633+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting header path for 4.13.0-26-generic to "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.633+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Validating path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for kernel release "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.633+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Failed to find /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.633+01:00| vthread-4| I125: /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include/linux/version.h not found, looking for generated/uapi/linux/version.h instead.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.633+01:00| vthread-4| I125: using /usr/bin/gcc for preprocess check

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.636+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Preprocessed UTS_RELEASE, got value "4.13.0-26-generic".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.636+01:00| vthread-4| I125: The header path "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include" for the kernel "4.13.0-26-generic" is valid.  Whoohoo!

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.742+01:00| vthread-4| I125: found symbol version file /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/Module.symvers

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.742+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Reading symbol versions from /lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/Module.symvers.

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.754+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Read 22181 symbol versions

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.754+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Invoking modinfo on "vmnet".

      2018-01-16T11:34:41.755+01:00| vthread-4| I125: "/sbin/modinfo" exited with status 256.

      2018-01-16T11:34:42.372+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Setting destination path for vmnet to "/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/misc/vmnet.ko".

      2018-01-16T11:34:42.387+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Extracting the vmnet source from "/usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/vmnet.tar".

      2018-01-16T11:34:42.428+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Successfully extracted the vmnet source.

      2018-01-16T11:34:42.428+01:00| vthread-4| I125: Building module with command "/usr/bin/make -j8 -C /tmp/modconfig-cmOjXh/vmnet-only auto-build HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/4.13.0-26-generic/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc IS_GCC_3=no"

      2018-01-16T11:34:48.681+01:00| vthread-4| W115: Failed to build vmnet.  Failed to execute the build command.