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Subject: Small fix for VMWare 3.2 (3.x?) on Redhat 9 (any 2.4.20+ kernel?)
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 03:34:45 -0700	[thread overview]
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I'm running Redhat 9, and to get my copy of VMWare 3.2 working with it,
I had to make a one-line fix to a source file inside the "vmnet.tar" file
for building the vmnet module.

With the fix, VMWare's scripts throw off a lot of what seem to be
irrelevant error messages while configuring, but it runs flawlessly
once the "" script completes.

In the default installation, the source files for the vmnet module are in:


Here's the patch:
diff -ruN vmnet-only.orig/driver.c vmnet-only/driver.c
--- vmnet-only.orig/driver.c    2002-09-09 20:22:41.000000000 -0700
+++ vmnet-only/driver.c 2003-04-10 18:51:22.000000000 -0700
@@ -1485,7 +1485,7 @@
    len += sprintf(buf+len, "pids ");
-   for_each_task(p) {
+   for_each_process(p) {
       if (VNetProcessOwnsPort(p, port)) {
          len += sprintf(buf+len, "%d", p->pid);
          if (seen) {

    Erich Stefan Boleyn     <>
"Reality is truly stranger than fiction; Probably why fiction is so popular"

             reply	other threads:[~2003-04-11 10:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-04-11 10:34 erich [this message]
2003-04-16  4:42 ` Lucas Correia Villa Real
2003-04-17 16:48   ` [patch] VMnet/VMware workstation 4.0 Lucas Correia Villa Real
2003-04-17 20:08 ` Small fix for VMWare 3.2 (3.x?) on Redhat 9 (any 2.4.20+ kernel?) wwp

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