VMware Server fails to compile with the new kernel

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
Sat Nov 15 00:32:03 UTC 2008

Paul Smith wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 12:05 AM, Kevin J. Cummings
> <cummings at kjchome.homeip.net> wrote:
>>> Thanks! After having updated VMware Server to version 2, no error was
>>> returned. However, the problem now is that I do not know how to
>>> operate this new VMware Server; it asks me for a password and for an
>>> username; what username/password is that?
>> Its the one you configured when you ran vmware-config.pl after you installed
>> it....  I use my own userid/password, but whatever you use, you will need to
>> enter it in the browser window when you connect to the server to run a
>> session.
> Thanks, Kevin and Christopher. When trying to run VMware Server, I get
> the following:
> "The server is not responding. Please check that the server is running
> and accepting connections.",
> even with Selinux disabled. Any ideas?

Did you start the server?  What does:

/sbin/service vmware status

tell you?

> Paul

Kevin J. Cummings
kjchome at rcn.com
cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
cummings at kjc386.framingham.ma.us
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