Re: vmware failure on current Debian/Sid
"James D. Freels" <email@example.com> writes:
> Something on the current Debian/Sid (03/23/2003) is causing
> vmware-3.2.0 (build 2230) to break. The symptom is that vmware starts
> up as normal, then just at the time of login (shortly after clicking
> the login icon), the X-window image of vmware virtual machine (in my
> case Windows-XP) simply vanishes. I have tried several things
> including downgrading the compiler to v2.95 of gcc and recompiling the
> kernel and all modules (including the vmware modules), using the
> xfree86 xserver instead of the nvidia server, etc. All give the same
> result. Finally, I transferred to vmware images over to a
> Debian/Testing machine, and it works just fine. Further, I transfered
> a vmware virtual machine from a Debian/Testing machine (separate and
> different virtuam machine running Windows-XP), and it failed on this
> Debian/Sid machine. Therefore, it is an issue with the Debian/Sid
> software of some kind.
You'd be better off reporting this to VMware. They have our
source code, we don't have theirs.
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