VMware Workstation 6.0.2 on F8: Re-run vmware-config.pl after every reboot

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Wed Nov 14 14:57:11 UTC 2007

Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> I have VMware Workstation 6.0.2, both 32 and 64-bit versions, installed
> on two different systems running F8 (obviously 32 and 64-bit versions,
> respectively). All is working except that I am being forced to re-run
> vmware-config.pl after every reboot. It looks like a problem udev is not
> preserving the vmnet devices.
> Does anyone have a workaround to make sure that things like /dev/vmnet1
> and /dev/vmnet8 are preserved?
> I don't know if this is a VMware or F8 problem, but tend to lean
> strongly toward it being F8 related because Workstation 6.0.2 does _not_
> have this problem on F7.

Have you also investigated/posted to the VMware forums?  They often have
better answers in this area.

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

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