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Re: Recent changes in woody broke vmware: AIO: NOT_IMPLEMENTED?

On Sat, 2002-04-06 at 22:11, Syrus Nemat-Nasser wrote:
> Hello.
> I am still using vmware 2.0.4 on a Debian woody system with kernel 2.4.18.
> I had a working version of vmware, and a recent 'apt-get upgrade' in the
> last day or two seems to have caused this error when vmware tries to
> restore the Win98 session:
> 	VMware Workstation PANIC:
> 	AIO: NOT_IMPLEMENTED F(566): 1081
> Does anyone have an idea about what I could try to further diagnose the
> problem. Like the previous post regarding this problem (for VMware 3.0), I
> don't know to what AIO refers.
> Thanks.
> -- Syrus

What breaks VMware during an upgrade is libc6. Ver 2.2.5-3 works ,
2.2.5-4 breaks it.The VMware list (news.vmware.com) has this and says
the new beta 3.1 fixes it. I tried the beta and got an error meesage
about perl being broken. I went back to libc6 2.2.5-3 and all is well.
Greg C. Madden
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0

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