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Re: vmware and SMP kernel?



Julian Underwood wrote:

> I'm assuming this is all normal and fine.  My problem is when installing
> vmware, I get to the question:
> 
> What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your
> running kernel? [/usr/src/linux/include]
> 
> I don't have the option of pointing it towards
> /usr/src/linux-2.6.5-1.358SMP, because it doesn't exist!  Just the plain
> old non-SMP kernel source is there, and vmware doesn't like it.  What
> would be the easiest way to place my existing kernel source into this
> /usr/src/ folder?  I've tried using synaptic to install this source, but
> the SMP source isn't available in synaptic either, just the non-SMP one.
> 

The same source is for both kernels, SMP and UP. Are you sure your version
of vmware is new enough to understand 2.6 kernels, with their different
source trees?

I believe you need vmware 4.5 to run on FC2 - this is availible as a free
upgrade for registered users of version 4.

Jonathan




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