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Posted: Sep 2 2011, 04:32 PM
Member No.: 53
Joined: 14-April 11
For folks having trouble running VMware Player 3.1.4 on SL 6.1:
As explained very nicely in this post on the ToraCat's Eye blog, vmmon and SL 6.1 kernels do not play well together (the vmmon module won't load at startup). The solution? Compile your own vmmon module.
Here are the essentials:
I followed these instructions to the letter and had no problems. The vmmon module loads and VMware Player runs just fine.
Posted: Sep 3 2011, 06:29 AM
Member No.: 5
Joined: 8-April 11
Thanks jon. I posted a howto on this topic here - http://scientificlinuxforum.org/index.php?showtopic=713
This is a somewhat simpler method, letting vmware's scripts do the hard work!
This post has been edited by spoovy: Sep 3 2011, 08:32 AM