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Old 28th December 2009, 15:29
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I've reinstalled all.
After install the new kernel ( the old kernel was 2.6.31-16-server)

make-kpkg clean
fakeroot make-kpkg --initrd --append-to-version=-custom kernel_image kernel_headers
when I install or remove a program, the system return the follow error
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
mc is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Setting up linux-image- ( ...
Running depmod.
Finding valid ramdisk creators.
Using mkinitramfs-kpkg to build the ramdisk.
) points to /boot/initrd.img-
 (/boot/initrd.img- -- doing nothing at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image- line 588.
) points to /boot/vmlinuz-
 (/boot/vmlinuz- -- doing nothing at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image- line 588.
Running postinst hook script update-grub.
Searching for GRUB installation directory ... found: /boot/grub
Searching for default file ... found: /boot/grub/default
Testing for an existing GRUB menu.lst file ... found: /boot/grub/menu.lst
Searching for splash image ... none found, skipping ...
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-16-server
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-16-generic
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-14-server
Found GRUB 2: /boot/grub/core.img
Found kernel: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Updating /boot/grub/menu.lst ... done

Examining /etc/kernel/postinst.d.
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/nvidia-common
run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/nvidia-common exited with return code 20
Failed to process /etc/kernel/postinst.d at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image- line 1186.
dpkg: error processing linux-image- (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
The question : do you think is possible to install the vmware-server-1.0.10 onto ubuntu 9.10 server with the last kernel ?

If this is possible can you exlane me how to do it ?

best regards.
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