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vsock compile error. Troubleshoote: VMware Workstation 7.1 to cooperate with Linux kernel 2.6.35 Please fix page [sorry, my english very poor for it]


as posted in the archlinux forum, this script should fix vmware kernel modules for linux kernel 2.6.36 + vmware workstation 7.1.x .. I continue an issue though => 'Virtual ethernet' module fails to load so I am still looking for a solution there

Starting VMware services:
  VMware USB Arbitrator                                               done
  Virtual machine monitor                                             done
  Virtual machine communication interface                             done
  VM communication interface socket family                            done
  Blocking file system                                                done
  Virtual ethernet                                                   failed
Unable to start services

--Fnord0 19:14, 27 November 2010 (EST)

ahh, correction - things are working great now. the fix was to uninstall/reinstall VMware workstation, then run the script, which I did as follows ::
# vmware-installer --uninstall-component=vmware-workstation

# wget http://communities.vmware.com/servlet/JiveServlet/download/1650169-45603/vmmon_fix_2.6.36.sh

# sh ./vmmon_fix_2.6.36.sh

vmware workstation 7.1.3-x + archlinux kernel 2.6.37 using vmware-7.1.3-2.6.37-9-generic.patch and patch-modules_v62.sh ... just had to change one line in the file patch-modules_v62.sh :: changed this original line

fpatch=vmware-7.1.3-2.6.37-2-generic.patch

change TO

fpatch=vmware-7.1.3-2.6.37-9-generic.patch

copy both files to /tmp then run the following ::

chmod +x patch-modules_v62.sh 
sudo ./patch-modules_v62.sh

works for me! --Fnord0 06:57, 31 January 2011 (EST) --Fnord0 17:40, 16 December 2010 (EST)