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Old 26th December 2004, 08:24 PM
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VmwareWorkstation on FC 3 x86_64

Simple how-to to install VmwareWorkstation on FC3 _x86_64

The release notes talk about it, but don't give much detail (not actually that hard)

http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/release-notes/fc3/x86_64/

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Note

VMware WS 4.5.2 is known to work on Fedora Core 3 after the following workarounds are used:

*

You must upgrade the kernel modules and configuration using the unofficial vmware-any-any-* toolkit available from:

http://platan.vc.cvut.cz/ftp/pub/vmware/
*

After vmware-config.pl is run and the VMware modules are loaded, the following command creates the /sys/class/* nodes needed for udev:

cp -rp /dev/vm* /etc/udev/devices/
Once you get the download:

Code:
$ wget http://platan.vc.cvut.cz/ftp/pub/vmware/vmware-any-any-update86.tar.gz
Code:
$ tar xvzf vmware-any-any-update86.tar.gz ; cd  vmware-any-any-update86 ; ./runme.pl
Code:
$ cp -rp /dev/vm* /etc/udev/devices/
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