[Grml] Installing Vmware v71 under grml
ch at zeha.at
Tue Oct 12 12:05:15 CEST 2010
* T o n g <mlist4suntong at yahoo.com> [101004 05:45]:
> On Mon, 04 Oct 2010 03:25:29 +0000, T o n g wrote:
> > I don't know what vmware is trying to do. Seems that it successfully
> > open the version.h file, them moved on probing the directories. This is
> > where I lost. What the code is trying to do?
> Ok, found a log at /tmp/vmware-root/setup-26614.log
> Oct 03 23:03:25.056: app-140116279654144| Log for VMware Workstation
> pid=26614 version=7.1.2 build=build-301548 option=Release
> Oct 03 23:03:25.056: app-140116279654144| The process is 64-bit.
> Oct 03 23:03:25.056: app-140116279654144| Host codepage=UTF-8
> Oct 03 23:03:25.056: app-140116279654144| modconf query interface
> Oct 03 23:03:25.060: app-140116279654144| modconf library initialized
> Oct 03 23:03:25.110: app-140116279654144| Trying to find a suitable PBM
> set for kernel 2.6.35-grml64.
> Oct 03 23:03:25.123: app-140116279654144| Your GCC version: 4.4
> Oct 03 23:03:25.137: app-140116279654144| Your GCC version: 4.4
> Apparently the code was trying to "find a suitable PBM set"
> What is that?
My guess would be for PBM = "pre-built modules". Which obviously
VMware won't provide for the grml kernel, so all vmware modules must
be built from source on your machine.
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