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Linux Kernel 3.10 and VMware Workstation 9

· by fabio · Read in about 1 min · (95 Words)
fedora Kernel 3.10 linux vmware workstation

A new Linux kernel version is released and guess what: VMware Workstation fucked up once again.
The fix posted on the Arch Linux wiki is applicable also to Fedora 19, I’ll post it here for future reference.

$ cd /tmp
$ curl -O http://pkgbuild.com/git/aur-mirror.git/plain/vmware-patch/vmblock-9.0.2-5.0.2-3.10.patch
$ curl -O http://pkgbuild.com/git/aur-mirror.git/plain/vmware-patch/vmnet-9.0.2-5.0.2-3.10.patch
$ cd /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source
# tar -xvf vmblock.tar
# tar -xvf vmnet.tar
# patch -p0 -i /tmp/vmblock-9.0.2-5.0.2-3.10.patch
# patch -p0 -i /tmp/vmnet-9.0.2-5.0.2-3.10.patch
# tar -cf vmblock.tar vmblock-only
# tar -cf vmnet.tar vmnet-only
# rm -r vmblock-only
# rm -r vmnet-only
# vmware-modconfig --console --install-all

For more information: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VMware#3.10_kernels