VMware install *arg!*

Joshua Gimer jgimer at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 23:05:58 UTC 2009


yum install kernel-devel


On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 3:15 PM, mark <m.roth2006 at rcn.com> wrote:
> Joshua Gimer wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 2:26 PM, mark <m.roth2006 at rcn.com> wrote:
>>> So I'm trying to install. The install script is fine. Then it gets to the point
>>> where it offers to run vmware-config. Fine. It wants kernel headers. I wind up
>>> having to install the entire kernel source.
>>> And VMware complains it can't find version.h, and tells me that I might want to
>>> recompile my kernel.
>>> I DO NOT WANT TO COMPILE MY FRIGGIN" KERNEL. Anyone know if there's *any* way
>>> around this?
>> How are you installing the kernel sources? What is the output of 'rpm
>> -qa | grep -i kernel' ?
> kernel-source-
> linux-kernel-headers-2.6.22-19
> nfs-kernel-server-1.1.0-8
> kernel-default-
> kernel-syms-
> And I give it the path to the source (not sure why I have that other version of
> the headers). It still complains it can't find include/linux/version.h
>        mark
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