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Re: Installing VMware server



On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 14:42 -0500, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> John Bowden wrote:
> > Hi Foks. I.m trying to install VMware to run windoz and my windows
> > games. When comiling I get this message:-
> 
> I have VMware server running on FC6, though one kernel package release
> behind (2.6.18-1.2798.fc6).  Something to check is that you're not
> being bitten by the kernel 1586/1686 mismatch caused by a bug in the
> installer[1]. 
> 
> (I don't play any games, but I've heard a few folks I know say that
> that the graphics in VMware weren't fast enough for their liking.)
> 
> [1] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bugs/FC6Common
> 
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It seems that it was the i586/686 bug that bit me. I have corrected it
and I have now got it to go a bit further in to the compile, but have
hit anouther snag. This is the error message:

Using 2.6.x kernel build system.
make: Entering directory `/tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only'
make -C /usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-1.2869.fc6-i686/include/.. SUBDIRS=$PWD
SRCROOT=$PWD/. modules
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-1.2869.fc6-i686'
  CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only/driver.o
  CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only/hub.o
  CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only/userif.o
  CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only/netif.o
  CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only/bridge.o
  CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only/procfs.o
/tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only/procfs.c:33:26: error: linux/config.h: No
such file or directory
make[2]: *** [/tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only/procfs.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-1.2869.fc6-i686'
make: *** [vmnet.ko] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config5/vmnet-only'
Unable to build the vmnet module.

Any ideas?
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