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Re: VMware-4.5 workstation under Debian/testing?

On Sun, May 30, 2004 at 08:10:01PM -0500, Greg Norris wrote:
> On Sun, May 30, 2004 at 08:22:39PM -0400, Ishwar Rattan wrote:
> > I am interested in running vmware-4.5 work-station under debian/testing
> > (2.6.5). The software (not purchased yet) has a rpm package
> > and a tar.gz that contains files for RH/Mandralke/SuSe. Is any one
> > running it suceesfully under debian?
> I run it on my sarge (testing) box, after installing from the tarball
> (haven't tried the rpm).  The only problem I've seen is that the vmmon
> and vmnet modules won't build against recent 2.6.x kernels.  Fortunately,
> you can download the fix from "ftp://platan.vc.cvut.cz/pub/vmware";...
> look for vmware-any-any-update*.tar.gz.  Both VMware and the update
> installed for me painlessly, and it's been running quite smoothly.

There are also some instructions on how to fix it at:

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