Fedora 8 and VMware
greg.sieranski at quoininc.com
Tue Nov 13 21:26:51 UTC 2007
Ian Burrell wrote:
> Greg Sieranski <greg.sieranski <at> quoininc.com> writes:
>> The application crashes with the following message:
>> /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware: symbol lookup error:
>> /usr/lib64/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/filesystems/libgnome-vfs.so: undefined symbol:
> There was a thread on the VMware forums that discussed this error. The
> workaround is to add "VMWARE_USE_SHIPPED_GTK=no" to the command-line.
> "VMWARE_USE_SHIPPED_GTK=no vmware". My guess of the cause is that the libraries
> shipped with VMware are not compatible with the libraries shipped by Fedora 8.
> It is probably that the libgnome-vfs.so, dynamically loaded by gtk, needs a
> symbol not provided by the old version of GTK available with VMware. The
> solution is to use the system GTK.
> - Ian
>  http://communities.vmware.com/thread/104553
You are a life saver. That worked perfectly. THANKS!!!
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