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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.


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