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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:21 pm    Post subject: vmware-server-modules dies on emerge Reply with quote

with the following:

Code:

make[3]: *** [/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2/work/vmnet-only/bridge.o] Error 1
make[2]: *** [_module_/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2/work/vmnet-only] Error 2
make[1]: *** [sub-make] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.28-gentoo-r2'
make: *** [vmnet.ko] Error 2
 *
 * ERROR: app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2 failed.
 * Call stack:
 *               ebuild.sh, line   49:  Called src_compile
 *             environment, line 3642:  Called linux-mod_src_compile
 *             environment, line 2761:  Called die
 * The specific snippet of code:
 *               eval "emake HOSTCC="$(tc-getBUILD_CC)"                                                 CROSS_COMPILE=${CHOST}-                                                 LDFLAGS="$(get_abi_LDFLAGS)" ${BUILD_FIXES}                                           ${BUILD_PARAMS}                                                 ${BUILD_TARGETS} " || die "Unable to emake HOSTCC="$(tc-getBUILD_CC)" CROSS_COMPILE=${CHOST}- LDFLAGS="$(get_abi_LDFLAGS)" ${BUILD_FIXES} ${BUILD_PARAMS} ${BUILD_TARGETS}";
 *  The die message:
 *   Unable to emake HOSTCC=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-gcc CROSS_COMPILE=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu- LDFLAGS=   auto-build VMWARE_VER=VME_S1B1 KERNEL_DIR=/usr/src/linux KBUILD_OUTPUT=/usr/src/linux
 *
 * If you need support, post the topmost build error, and the call stack if relevant.
 * A complete build log is located at '/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2/temp/build.log'.
 * The ebuild environment file is located at '/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2/temp/environment'.
 *

>>> Failed to emerge app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2, Log file:

>>>  '/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2/temp/build.log'

 * Messages for package app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2:

 *
 * ERROR: app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2 failed.
 * Call stack:
 *               ebuild.sh, line   49:  Called src_compile
 *             environment, line 3642:  Called linux-mod_src_compile
 *             environment, line 2761:  Called die
 * The specific snippet of code:
 *               eval "emake HOSTCC="$(tc-getBUILD_CC)"                                                 CROSS_COMPILE=${CHOST}-                                                 LDFLAGS="$(get_abi_LDFLAGS)" ${BUILD_FIXES}                                           ${BUILD_PARAMS}                                                 ${BUILD_TARGETS} " || die "Unable to emake HOSTCC="$(tc-getBUILD_CC)" CROSS_COMPILE=${CHOST}- LDFLAGS="$(get_abi_LDFLAGS)" ${BUILD_FIXES} ${BUILD_PARAMS} ${BUILD_TARGETS}";
 *  The die message:
 *   Unable to emake HOSTCC=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-gcc CROSS_COMPILE=x86_64-pc-linux-gnu- LDFLAGS=   auto-build VMWARE_VER=VME_S1B1 KERNEL_DIR=/usr/src/linux KBUILD_OUTPUT=/usr/src/linux
 *
 * If you need support, post the topmost build error, and the call stack if relevant.
 * A complete build log is located at '/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2/temp/build.log'.
 * The ebuild environment file is located at '/var/tmp/portage/app-emulation/vmware-modules-1.0.0.15-r2/temp/environment'.


the kernel is 2.6.28-gentoo-r2. Can anyone please tell me the latest kernel version that works with vmware

thanks
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pgb205,

You have 3 choices.

1. Find the patch that allows vmware-modules to build and apply it either manually or in your overlay.
2. Go back to kernel 2.6.25
3. Get vmware-server-2 using the vmware overlay
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