On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 12:35 +0200, Irvine Short wrote: > Hey All > > I was just playing with the new VMWare server but could not build > vmmon.ko: > > LD [M] /tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/vmmon.ko > make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.17-1.2157_FC5-i586' > cp -f vmmon.ko ./../vmmon.o > make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only' > Unable to make a vmmon module that can be loaded in the running kernel: > insmod: error inserting '/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon.o': -1 Invalid module > format > There is probably a slight difference in the kernel configuration > between the > set of C header files you specified and your running kernel. You may > want to > rebuild a kernel based on that directory, or specify another directory. > > For more information on how to troubleshoot module-related problems, > please > visit our Web site at > "http://www.vmware.com/download/modules/modules.html" and > "http://www.vmware.com/support/reference/linux/prebuilt_modules_linux.html". > > Execution aborted. > > However, checking the running kernel and installed sources I get: > > [[email protected] ~]# uname -r > 2.6.17-1.2157_FC5 > [[email protected] ~]# rpm -qa | grep kernel > kernel-devel-2.6.17-1.2157_FC5 > kernel-2.6.16-1.2096_FC5 > kernel-2.6.17-1.2157_FC5 > kernel-doc-2.6.17-1.2157_FC5 > > > Has anyone else run into a similar problem? Sounds like an old version of VMware. You either need to grab the latest patch or upgrade to the latest version of VMware. I've got both Workstation and Server running on 2157 without a problem but I'm primarily running Server 1.0.0 which was only just released (free download, free to use). > Cheers, > --Irvine Mike > -------------------------------------------------------- > > This e-mail and any attachments are confidential and may also be legally > privileged and/or copyright material of Intec Telecom Systems PLC (or its > affiliated companies). If you are not an intended or authorised recipient > of this e-mail or have received it in error, please delete it immediately > and notify the sender by e-mail. In such a case, reading, reproducing, > printing or further dissemination of this e-mail or its contents is strictly > prohibited and may be unlawful. > Intec Telecom Systems PLC does not represent or warrant that an attachment > hereto is free from computer viruses or other defects. The opinions > expressed in this e-mail and any attachments may be those of the author and > are not necessarily those of Intec Telecom Systems PLC. > -- Michael H. Warfield (AI4NB) | (770) 985-6132 | [email protected] /\/\|=mhw=|\/\/ | (678) 463-0932 | http://www.wittsend.com/mhw/ NIC whois: MHW9 | An optimist believes we live in the best of all PGP Key: 0xDF1DD471 | possible worlds. A pessimist is sure of it!
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