vmware 8.0.4 installation.

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vmware 8.0.4 installation.

Postby cylent » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:56

hello, all.

i am having trouble getting vmware to work.

during the first phase it gives you the prompt to install while it compiles some modules.

well it fails:

please see below:

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localhost vmware-root # cat modconfig-14352.log
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware Workstation pid=14352 version=8.0.4 build=build-744019 option=Release
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: The process is 64-bit.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Host codepage=UTF-8 encoding=UTF-8
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Host is Linux 3.4.0-sabayon Gentoo Base System release 2.0.3
2012-06-25T15:53:04.773+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Msg_Reset:
2012-06-25T15:53:04.773+03:00| vthread-3| I120: [msg.dictionary.load.openFailed] Cannot open file "/usr/lib/vmware/settings": No such file or directory.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.773+03:00| vthread-3| I120: ----------------------------------------
2012-06-25T15:53:04.773+03:00| vthread-3| I120: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /usr/lib/vmware/settings. Using default values.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Msg_Reset:
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: [msg.dictionary.load.openFailed] Cannot open file "/root/.vmware/config": No such file or directory.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: ----------------------------------------
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: PREF Optional preferences file not found at /root/.vmware/config. Using default values.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Msg_Reset:
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: [msg.dictionary.load.openFailed] Cannot open file "/root/.vmware/preferences": No such file or directory.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: ----------------------------------------
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| I120: PREF Failed to load user preferences.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.774+03:00| vthread-3| W110: Logging to /tmp/vmware-root/modconfig-14352.log
2012-06-25T15:53:04.884+03:00| vthread-3| I120: modconf query interface initialized
2012-06-25T15:53:04.885+03:00| vthread-3| I120: modconf library initialized
2012-06-25T15:53:04.916+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:04.923+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/preferred/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:04.923+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Failed to find /lib/modules/preferred/build/include/linux/version.h
2012-06-25T15:53:04.923+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Failed version test: /lib/modules/preferred/build/include/linux/version.h not found.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.923+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:04.926+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:04.938+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:04.948+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Header path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon is valid.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.948+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:04.952+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:04.963+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:04.973+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Header path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon is valid.
2012-06-25T15:53:04.999+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.000+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.002+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.004+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.006+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.029+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.030+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.032+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.034+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.036+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.040+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/preferred/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:05.041+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Failed to find /lib/modules/preferred/build/include/linux/version.h
2012-06-25T15:53:05.041+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Failed version test: /lib/modules/preferred/build/include/linux/version.h not found.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.041+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:05.044+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:05.060+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:05.070+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Header path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon is valid.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.095+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.097+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.098+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.100+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.102+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.107+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/preferred/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:05.107+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Failed to find /lib/modules/preferred/build/include/linux/version.h
2012-06-25T15:53:05.107+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Failed version test: /lib/modules/preferred/build/include/linux/version.h not found.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.107+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:05.111+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:05.123+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:05.134+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Header path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon is valid.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.186+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.189+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.191+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.195+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.197+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.474+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.474+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:05.486+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:05.499+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:05.510+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Header path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon is valid.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.510+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module vmmon.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.510+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Extracting the sources of the vmmon module.
2012-06-25T15:53:05.523+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module with command: /usr/bin/make -j -C /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only auto-build SUPPORT_SMP=1 HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc GREP=/usr/bin/make IS_GCC_3=no VMCCVER=4.6.2
2012-06-25T15:53:10.117+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Installing module vmmon from /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon.o to /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/misc.
2012-06-25T15:53:10.117+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Registering file: /usr/lib/vmware-installer/2.0/vmware-installer --register-file vmware-vmx regular /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/misc/vmmon.ko
2012-06-25T15:53:11.127+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:11.128+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:11.132+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:11.145+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:11.157+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Header path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon is valid.
2012-06-25T15:53:11.157+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module vmnet.
2012-06-25T15:53:11.157+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Extracting the sources of the vmnet module.
2012-06-25T15:53:11.170+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module with command: /usr/bin/make -j -C /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmnet-only auto-build SUPPORT_SMP=1 HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc GREP=/usr/bin/make IS_GCC_3=no VMCCVER=4.6.2
2012-06-25T15:53:14.587+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Failed to compile module vmnet!
2012-06-25T15:53:14.593+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:14.593+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:14.605+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:14.625+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:14.636+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Header path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon is valid.
2012-06-25T15:53:14.636+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module vmblock.
2012-06-25T15:53:14.636+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Extracting the sources of the vmblock module.
2012-06-25T15:53:14.649+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module with command: /usr/bin/make -j -C /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmblock-only auto-build SUPPORT_SMP=1 HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc GREP=/usr/bin/make IS_GCC_3=no VMCCVER=4.6.2
2012-06-25T15:53:17.252+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Failed to compile module vmblock!
2012-06-25T15:53:17.262+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:17.262+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:17.270+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:17.292+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:17.305+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Header path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon is valid.
2012-06-25T15:53:17.305+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module vmci.
2012-06-25T15:53:17.305+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Extracting the sources of the vmci module.
2012-06-25T15:53:17.326+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module with command: /usr/bin/make -j -C /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmci-only auto-build SUPPORT_SMP=1 HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc GREP=/usr/bin/make IS_GCC_3=no VMCCVER=4.6.2
2012-06-25T15:53:21.062+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Installing module vmci from /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmci.o to /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/misc.
2012-06-25T15:53:21.062+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Registering file: /usr/lib/vmware-installer/2.0/vmware-installer --register-file vmware-vmx regular /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/misc/vmci.ko
2012-06-25T15:53:22.104+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for kernel 3.4.0-sabayon.
2012-06-25T15:53:22.104+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Validating path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon
2012-06-25T15:53:22.110+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:22.124+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Your GCC version: 4.6
2012-06-25T15:53:22.134+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Header path /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include for kernel release 3.4.0-sabayon is valid.
2012-06-25T15:53:22.134+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module vmci.
2012-06-25T15:53:22.134+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Extracting the sources of the vmci module.
2012-06-25T15:53:22.148+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module with command: /usr/bin/make -j -C /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmci-only auto-build SUPPORT_SMP=1 HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc GREP=/usr/bin/make IS_GCC_3=no VMCCVER=4.6.2
2012-06-25T15:53:22.803+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module vsock.
2012-06-25T15:53:22.803+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Extracting the sources of the vsock module.
2012-06-25T15:53:22.820+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Building module with command: /usr/bin/make -j -C /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vsock-only auto-build SUPPORT_SMP=1 HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc GREP=/usr/bin/make IS_GCC_3=no VMCCVER=4.6.2
2012-06-25T15:53:27.470+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Installing module vsock from /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vsock.o to /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/misc.
2012-06-25T15:53:27.470+03:00| vthread-3| I120: Registering file: /usr/lib/vmware-installer/2.0/vmware-installer --register-file vmware-vmx regular /lib/modules/3.4.0-sabayon/misc/vsock.ko


is there anyway to work around this?
cylent
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