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==<s> This work with VMware 9/5? </s>==
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== GUI doesn't show after upgrade ==
This work with VMware 9/5? --[[User:Det|Det]] ([[User talk:Det|talk]]) 17:17, 24 August 2012 (UTC)
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:'''linux 3.5 + 3.6'''
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I just wanted to record that the workaround listed here (export LD_LIBRARY_PATH...) does actually resolve the problem for Workstation 11.1.3 (I'm running on a 4.4.1 Kernel)
: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:Cdh|talk]]) 8:42, 26 August 2012 (UTC)
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=== Worked for me without patching ===
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I agree that the solution is not easily confirmed (I've read /usr/bin/vmware and there's nothing obvious why LD_LIBRARY_PATH is required) - but that's probably an issue to be taken to VMware, rather than reported in depth here.
I used player v5.0.1 and was at kernel v3.6.11.  I tried first following the instructions here and just munged up the installation. Tried with a fresh .bundle install and all was well.
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[[User:Greymalkin|Greymalkin]] ([[User talk:Greymalkin|talk]]) 07:48, 24 January 2013 (UTC)
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== DKMS ==
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This workaround is not easily found on the rest of the internet and I have been struggling to get this working for a while (on & off..), so it is definitely a good idea to keep this section here.
Is the section about using DKMS to compile the kernel modules still valid? There is [http://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)
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== Configuration ==
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[[User:RuneArch|RuneArch]] ([[User talk:RuneArch|talk]]) 09:15, 18 February 2016 (UTC)
This section needs a much better explanation, especially considering that those long perl commands don't even work.
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== 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 --[[User:Earlz|Earlz]] ([[User talk:Earlz|talk]]) 23:03, 26 December 2012 (UTC)
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Hi, I have this same issue with vmware where the GUI won't show, but If I try the trick in this section of the wiki, it tells me modules have to rebuild, but nothing happens after https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VMware#GUI_doesn.27t_show_after_upgrade. I still get this output: http://slexy.org/view/s2lgjglqrN
  
== Long term include fix for Linux 3.7? ==
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[[User:Professorkaos64|Professorkaos64]] ([[User talk:Professorkaos64|talk]]) 20:56, 5 July 2016 (UTC)
 
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Is there any kind of long term fix for the moved `version.h` file? It's a pain having to redo that symlink on every kernel upgrade
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Latest revision as of 20:56, 5 July 2016

GUI doesn't show after upgrade

I just wanted to record that the workaround listed here (export LD_LIBRARY_PATH...) does actually resolve the problem for Workstation 11.1.3 (I'm running on a 4.4.1 Kernel)

I agree that the solution is not easily confirmed (I've read /usr/bin/vmware and there's nothing obvious why LD_LIBRARY_PATH is required) - but that's probably an issue to be taken to VMware, rather than reported in depth here.

This workaround is not easily found on the rest of the internet and I have been struggling to get this working for a while (on & off..), so it is definitely a good idea to keep this section here.

RuneArch (talk) 09:15, 18 February 2016 (UTC)


Hi, I have this same issue with vmware where the GUI won't show, but If I try the trick in this section of the wiki, it tells me modules have to rebuild, but nothing happens after https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VMware#GUI_doesn.27t_show_after_upgrade. I still get this output: http://slexy.org/view/s2lgjglqrN

Professorkaos64 (talk) 20:56, 5 July 2016 (UTC)