How to install VMWare on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 9
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Posted: 13 Aug 2004
This solution was tested on VMWare 4.5.2
- Make sure that you have the following packages before you configure VMWare.
- Next you need to make sure that your version on your kernel-source is the same as the version on your kernel-default or kernel-smp. You will have the kernel-default if you have a uniprocessor and you will have the kernel-smp for a multiprocessor, or if you have hyperthreading turned on. The version must be the same before you do the next step.
- Once you have verified that the two kernel pieces are the same, you will need to recompile the new kernel with the following parameter.
make cloneconfig; make prepare-all
- Now install VMWare and run the VMWare-config.pl
Note: Each time that you update a kernel you will need to repeat steps (3) and (4). This will not cause you to lose your VMWare configurations.
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