3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 7, 2013 3:27 AM by Catch-22 RSS

    Not able to install Vmware in Oracle linux 5.7

    984875
      Hi,
      I'm getting the following error when i execute /usr/bin/vmware-config.pl


      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/./include/compat_wait.h:37:5: warning: "VMW_HAVE_EPOLL" is not defined
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/./include/compat_wait.h:43:5: warning: "VMW_HAVE_EPOLL" is not defined
      In file included from /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.h:20,
      from /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:49:
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/./include/compat_wait.h:60: error: conflicting types for ‘poll_initwait’
      include/linux/poll.h:70: error: previous declaration of ‘poll_initwait’ was here
      In file included from /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/vmhost.h:13,
      from /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:71:
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/./include/compat_semaphore.h:5:27: error: asm/semaphore.h: No such file or directory
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:146: error: unknown field ‘nopage’ specified in initializer
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:147: warning: initialization from incompatible pointer type
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:150: error: unknown field ‘nopage’ specified in initializer
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:151: warning: initialization from incompatible pointer type
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c: In function ‘LinuxDriver_Ioctl’:
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1650: error: ‘struct task_struct’ has no member named ‘euid’
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1650: error: ‘struct task_struct’ has no member named ‘uid’
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1651: error: ‘struct task_struct’ has no member named ‘fsuid’
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1651: error: ‘struct task_struct’ has no member named ‘uid’
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1652: error: ‘struct task_struct’ has no member named ‘egid’
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1652: error: ‘struct task_struct’ has no member named ‘gid’
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1653: error: ‘struct task_struct’ has no member named ‘fsgid’
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1653: error: ‘struct task_struct’ has no member named ‘gid’
      /tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:1670: error: too many arguments to function ‘smp_call_function’
      make[2]: *** [tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o] Error 1
      make[1]: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only] Error 2
      make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.32-200.13.1.el5uek'
      make: *** [vmmon.ko] Error 2
      make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config2/vmmon-only'
      Unable to build the vmmon module.

      For more information on how to troubleshoot module-related problems, please
      visit our Web site at "http://www.vmware.com/download/modules/modules.html" and
      "http://www.vmware.com/support/reference/linux/prebuilt_modules_linux.html".

      Execution aborted.


      I applied patch and update but then also it is not working. I did a lot of search on this, but still i cant install it. PLEASE HELP.