Problems with vmware-3.2
joe at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jul 1 12:50:53 PDT 2003
On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 12:43:17PM -0700, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 08:34:05PM +0100, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 10:46:36AM -0700, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 03:31:22PM +0100, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > > > I've just got around to installing vmware-3.2, and it runs! :)
> > > > Unfortunately whenever I try and power on I get the error
> > > >
> > > > "this version of the linux kernel is not supported".
> > > >
> > > > Any tricks or tips as to how to circumnaviate this?
> > >
> > > sysctl compat.linux.osrelease?
> > >
> > Probably. Any idea what to set it to?
> RH8 is at 2.4.18. The linuxulator sets the value to 2.4.2 as that
> was the kernel revision in RH 7.2
> Therefore: try 2.4.18
Ahha, that appears to work:
I've since found that I was nailing the values in /etc/sysctl.conf,
so that opera reported the correct things.
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