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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0006248CentOS-6-OTHERpublic2016-08-15 05:03
Reportergrybi 
PriorityhighSeveritymajorReproducibilityalways
Status resolvedResolutionno change required 
PlatformFijitsu E SeriesOSCentos 6OS Version2.6.32-279.22.1.
Product Version6.3 
Target VersionFixed in Version6.3 
Summary0006248: Can't run Vmware Kernel Module Update
DescriptionAfter installing new kernel 2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64 can't update kernel module in vmware player

pm -qa |grep 2.6.32-279.22
kernel-firmware-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.noarch
kernel-headers-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64
kernel-devel-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64
kernel-2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64

Steps To Reproduce1. Install VMware Player 5.0.1
2. update kernel to 2.6.32-279.22.1

Tagsvmware

Activities

toracat

toracat

2013-02-11 02:08

manager   ~0016477

This does not look like a CentOS bug but rather a vmware issue. I suggest you use one of the support venues (such as mailing list and forums) for help.

The following thread in the Scientific Linux forum might be related:

http://scientificlinuxforum.org/index.php?showtopic=2134
grybi

grybi

2013-02-14 17:16

reporter   ~0016491

exactly the following http://scientificlinuxforum.org/index.php?showtopic=2134 thread presents solution.
Necessary steps:

1. yum install gcc

Dependencies Resolved

================================================================================
 Package Arch Version Repository Size
================================================================================
Installing:
 gcc x86_64 4.4.6-4.el6 base 10 M
Installing for dependencies:
 glibc-devel x86_64 2.12-1.80.el6_3.7 updates 971 k
 glibc-headers x86_64 2.12-1.80.el6_3.7 updates 601 k
 kernel-headers x86_64 2.6.32-279.22.1.el6 updates 1.9 M


2. vmware-modconfig --console --install-all


Finally Vmware Player 5.0.1 build-894247 works!!!
toracat

toracat

2013-02-14 17:34

manager   ~0016492

Glad to hear the problem resolved. Closing.
tigalch

tigalch

2013-02-14 17:51

manager   ~0016493

Solved as per reporters feedback

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2013-02-10 12:16 grybi New Issue
2013-02-11 02:08 toracat Note Added: 0016477
2013-02-14 17:16 grybi Note Added: 0016491
2013-02-14 17:34 toracat Note Added: 0016492
2013-02-14 17:34 toracat Status new => resolved
2013-02-14 17:34 toracat Resolution open => no change required
2013-02-14 17:51 tigalch Note Added: 0016493
2013-02-14 17:51 tigalch Fixed in Version => 6.3
2016-08-15 05:03 akshatkalk Tag Attached: vmware