Error while installing VMTools on Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10
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VMWare VMTools fail to install on SLES 10
ERROR: The Kernel defined by this directory of header files does not have the same address space size as your running kernel.
There's a line in vmware-config-tools.pl that contains the "address space" error message mentioned above.
This line is in a logic expression. The expression ends in a return. It's 2 lines below the only line in the file containing the phrase "address space."
Comment out the return statement by placing a # in front of it.
There is no guarantee that this will work, but as always, make sure you have a good backup (snapshot) before performing this workaround.
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- Document ID:3231440
- Creation Date: 17-Oct-2006
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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