[Grml] Re: grml and vmware
thomas.springer at serversniff.net
Sun Jul 16 18:37:15 CEST 2006
i finally installed windows as host-system and run grml in an vmware-engine
under windows. works just fine :-))
On 7/16/06, T <mlist4suntong at yahoo.com> wrote:
> [original question with latest update]
> On Sat, 15 Jul 2006 23:58:30 +0200, T wrote:
> > Anybody has successfully installed vmware under grml hd installation?
> > I bumped into the following 2 problems:
> > - vmware-install.pl asks for the rc?.d directories:
> > What is the directory that contains the init directories (rc0.d/ to
> > rc6.d/)?
> > - vmware-config.pl asks for kernel header files
> > The 2nd is the one that stops me.
> > I have linux-kernel-headers-grml installed, but that alone did not work.
> > So I went ahead and installed linux-headers-2.6.16-2
> > linux-headers-2.6.16-2-686, but I was stopped ...
> Ok, I now know that I should use runme.pl from the
> vmware-any-any-update101 instead of the vmware-config.pl.
> But using it still brings me back to the same problem:
> % ./runme.pl
> Updating /usr/bin/vmware-config.pl ... now patched
> Updating /usr/bin/vmware ... No patch needed/available
> Updating /usr/bin/vmnet-bridge ... No patch needed/available
> Updating /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmx ... No patch needed/available
> Updating /usr/lib/vmware/bin-debug/vmware-vmx ... No patch
> VMware modules in "/usr/lib/vmware/modules/source" has been updated.
> Before running VMware for the first time after update, you need to
> configure it
> for your running kernel by invoking the following command:
> "/usr/bin/vmware-config.pl". Do you want this script to invoke the command
> you now? [yes]
> What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your
> kernel? [/usr/src/linux/include]
> The directory of kernel headers (version 2.6.16-2-686) does not match your
> running kernel (version 2.6.16-grml). Even if the module were to compile
> successfully, it would not load into the running kernel.
> It went back to ask me for kernel header files.
> Please help
> - I've also installed linux-source-2.6.16, is it really necessary?
> - my vmware is VMware Workstation v22.214.171.12475
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