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Re: vmware server won't configure on FC4



Gilboa Davara said:
> On Sat, 2006-03-11 at 13:45 -0500, Vicki Stanfield wrote:
>> Gilboa Davara said:
>> > On Sat, 2006-03-11 at 13:31 -0500, Vicki Stanfield wrote:
>> >> Gilboa Davara said:
>> >>
>> >> > I'm using vmware server 22088 on my FC4/x86_64 and it seems to be
>> >> > working just fine.
>> >> > A. Did start the vmware service? (/etc/init.d/vmware restart)?
>> >> > B. What's the output of:
>> >> > $ ps -AH | grep vm
>> >> >
>> >> > Gilboa
>> >>
>> >> I start the service but each time I get the message I referenced before:
>> >>
>> >> VMware is installed, but it has not been (correctly) configured for this
>> >> system. To (re-)configure it, invoke the following command:
>> >> /usr/bin/vmware-config.pl.
>> >
>> > Did you execute vmware-config as root?
>>
>> Yes.
>>
>> >
>> >>
>> >> The ps command has no output. There isn't an x86_64 rpm, right? I had to
>> use
>> >> the i386 one?
>> >
>> > There's no 64bit RPM.
>> > The i386 RPM includes all the files (and source files) required to run
>> > both 32bit and 64bit hosts.
>>
>> That's what I thought. Do I need to change the firewall config to allow the
>> 902 port through?
>
> Yes.
> But this is not your problem.
>
> Somehow the vmware configuration doesn't stick.
> I'd suggest you:
> A. remove the vmware rpms.
> B. remove the /etc/vmware* directory.
> C. remove any reference to vmware in /root.
> D. reinstall vmware.
>
> Gilboa
Turned out to be a problem with my install of xinetd. I reinstalled it, and it
appears to be working now. Thanks.

Vicki



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