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== Need for improvements? ==
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== DKMS ==
This work with VMware 9/5? --[[User:Det|Det]] ([[User talk:Det|talk]]) 17:17, 24 August 2012 (UTC)
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Is the section about using DKMS to compile the kernel modules still valid? There is [https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/i686/open-vm-tools-dkms/ open-vm-tools-dkms] in the community repository which seems to be the same thing. I don't know how to use DKMS yet so it would be nice if someone with experience on using DKMS could update the corresponding section. --[[User:BertiBoeller|BertiBoeller]] ([[User talk:BertiBoeller|talk]]) 11:33, 2 October 2012 (UTC)
  
:'''linux 3.5 + 3.6'''
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== Instability ==
:Seems to work when the file {{ic|hostif.c}} inside {{ic|/usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/vmmon.tar}} is patched with this patch:
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:http://communities.vmware.com/message/2092356#2092356 / http://pastebin.com/TTXqsjbc --[[User:Cdh|Cdh]] ([[User talk:Det|talk]]) 8:42, 26 August 2012 (UTC)
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Anyone else experienced random kernel crashes when shutting down a VM? The stack trace always mentions XFS(which I use), but is never consistent. I'm on 9.0.0. Going to try upgrading to 9.0.1 to see if that helps it. --[[User:Earlz|Earlz]] ([[User talk:Earlz|talk]]) 23:03, 26 December 2012 (UTC)
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:So did it? --[[User:Det|Det]] ([[User talk:Det|talk]]) 14:18, 26 February 2013 (UTC)
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== Broken on Linux 3.11-1 ==
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I get compiler errors when compiling the kernel modules. This appears to be the fix: http://mysticalzero.blogspot.dk/2013/07/vmblock-patch-for-linux-311-rc1-vmware.html --[[User:Earlz|Earlz]] ([[User talk:Earlz|talk]]) 14:15, 25 September 2013 (UTC)
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:Hi Earlz - Please file a bug report at https://bugs.archlinux.org/ - this way the developers will be able to respond quickly. [[User:DarkCerberus|'''<span style="color:black;font-family:Tempus Sans ITC;">Dark</span>''']][[User Talk:DarkCerberus|'''<span style="color:black;font-family:Tempus Sans ITC;">Cerberus</span>''']] 16:10, 25 September 2013 (UTC)

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DKMS

Is the section about using DKMS to compile the kernel modules still valid? There is open-vm-tools-dkms in the community repository which seems to be the same thing. I don't know how to use DKMS yet so it would be nice if someone with experience on using DKMS could update the corresponding section. --BertiBoeller (talk) 11:33, 2 October 2012 (UTC)

Instability

Anyone else experienced random kernel crashes when shutting down a VM? The stack trace always mentions XFS(which I use), but is never consistent. I'm on 9.0.0. Going to try upgrading to 9.0.1 to see if that helps it. --Earlz (talk) 23:03, 26 December 2012 (UTC)

So did it? --Det (talk) 14:18, 26 February 2013 (UTC)

Broken on Linux 3.11-1

I get compiler errors when compiling the kernel modules. This appears to be the fix: http://mysticalzero.blogspot.dk/2013/07/vmblock-patch-for-linux-311-rc1-vmware.html --Earlz (talk) 14:15, 25 September 2013 (UTC)

Hi Earlz - Please file a bug report at https://bugs.archlinux.org/ - this way the developers will be able to respond quickly. DarkCerberus 16:10, 25 September 2013 (UTC)