VMware, AIO, what's up?

Josef Karthauser joe at FreeBSD.org
Sat Mar 5 14:29:03 GMT 2005

On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 08:00:17PM -0800, Doug Ambrisko wrote:
> | I have aio.ko loaded and so it isn't that, and it worked a few days ago.
> | I'm scratching my head and could really do with a clue stick.  Will
> | someone please throw me one?
> You need to run the
> 	vmware-any-any-update
> patch on the vmware binary to make it work with the new Linux libs.
> You can google to find it:
>   a21p%  ./update vmware
>   Updating vmware ... VMware Workstation 2.0.4 (build-1142), now patched
>   a21p% 

I've downloaded one from http://ftp.cvut.cz/vmware/, but it doesn't

genius% /tmp/vmware-any-any-update89/update vmware
Updating /usr/local/lib/vmware/bin/vmware ... failed
Cannot open /usr/local/lib/vmware/bin/vmware: m
genius% /tmp/vmware-any-any-update89/update vmware /usr/local/lib/vmware/bin 
Updating /usr/local/lib/vmware/bin ... failed                               
Cannot open /usr/local/lib/vmware/bin: m

:(.  Is there another version?

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