VMware server 2.0.2 vmnet problem

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by jhs, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. jhs

    jhs New Member

    I have some problems with installing VMware 2.0.2, and i dont know if this is the right place to ask.

    I'm installing VMware server 2.0.2-203138

    I'm running Debian kernel 2.6.32-5-686

    I'm using GCC-4.3 (To avoid VMware to crash)

    And this is the place its going wrong in the configuration:

    Building the vmnet module.
    Using 2.6.x kernel build system.
    make: Entering directory `/tmp/vmware-config72/vmnet-only'
    make -C /lib/modules/2.6.32-5-686/build/include/.. SUBDIRS=$PWD SRCROOT=$PWD/. modules
    make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.32-5-686'
      CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config72/vmnet-only/driver.o
      CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config72/vmnet-only/hub.o
      CC [M]  /tmp/vmware-config72/vmnet-only/userif.o
    In file included from /tmp/vmware-config72/vmnet-only/userif.c:56:
    /tmp/vmware-config72/vmnet-only/compat_wait.h:78: error: conflicting types for âpoll_initwaitâ
    /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.32-5-common/include/linux/poll.h:70: error: previous declaration of âpoll_initwaitâ was here
    make[4]: *** [/tmp/vmware-config72/vmnet-only/userif.o] Error 1
    make[3]: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-config72/vmnet-only] Error 2
    make[2]: *** [sub-make] Error 2
    make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.32-5-686'
    make: *** [vmnet.ko] Error 2
    make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config72/vmnet-only'
    Unable to build the vmnet module.
    For more information on how to troubleshoot module-related problems, please
    visit our Web site at "http://www.vmware.com/go/unsup-linux-products" and
    Execution aborted.
    I really hope someone can help me with this problem.

    Best regards
    Jonas Schwartz
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2011
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