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Re: vmware on debian

On Fri, Aug 06, 1999 at 05:26:27AM +0300, Alex Shnitman wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 06, 1999 at 11:28:28AM +1000, debian wrote:
> > Anyone managed to install vmware via the vmware install perl script and
> > actually get it to work and make modules for its devices. I get erros on
> > install about my kernel version..
> > 
> > Anyone care to give me some help/hints on getting it to install cleanly. And
> > work.
> You have to have the kernel source, or at least the headers part of
> it, in /usr/src/linux. Sometimes that's not enough (I'm not familiar
> with the vmware Makefile so I can't tell for vmware) and you have to
> do this:
> cd /usr/include
> mv linux linux.old
> ln -s /usr/src/linux/include/linux .

I believe you meant 'ln -s /usr/src/linux/include/linux linux'.

> mv asm asm.old
> ln -s /usr/src/linux/include/asm .

This is not necessary in my experience.


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