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Re: VMware Workstation in F11



On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 3:29 PM, Matthew Saltzman<mjs clemson edu> wrote:
> I performed a fresh install of F11, then installed
> VMware-Workstation-6.5.2-156735.x86_64.rpm.  Installed the patch for
> kernel-2.6.29 from http://communities.vmware.com/thread/203231.  Now,
> when I try to start a VM, I get a message that the .vmdk file can't be
> found.  The message pop-up lets me browse to the location of the file.
>
>         File not found: xxx.vmdk
>
>        This file is required to power on the virtual machine.  If this
>        file was moved, please provide its new location.
>
> But the file has not been moved, and when I select the file from the
> browser, VMware still refuses to start.
>
> Turning selinux to non-enforcing doesn't help.  Problem occurs with
> Workstation and Player.  Everything worked fine with F10, including with
> a 2.6.29 test kernel.
>
> Anybody seen this?  Anybody know a solution?
>

Try disabling selinux completely. On my F10 box with vmware server,
permissive mode wasn't enough.

Regards,

Chris


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