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Bug 1654 - VMWare post installation errors
Summary: VMWare post installation errors
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Daniel Robbins (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2002-04-10 15:09 UTC by Darren Greer
Modified: 2003-02-04 19:42 UTC (History)
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Description Darren Greer 2002-04-10 15:09:51 UTC
When trying to run:

After installation, and linking to the custom 2.4.19 kernel installed during 
1.0 install, the following error is received (Duplicated on two seperate 

Building the vmmon module.

make: Entering directory `/tmp/vmware-config0/vmmon-only'
make[1]: Entering directory `/tmp/vmware-config0/vmmon-only'
make[2]: Entering directory `/tmp/vmware-config0/vmmon-only/driver-2.4.19'
In file included from .././linux/driver.c:38:
/lib/modules/2.4.19/build/include/linux/malloc.h:4: #error linux/malloc.h is 
deprecated, use linux/slab.h instead.
make[2]: *** [driver.d] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config0/vmmon-only/driver-2.4.19'
make[1]: *** [deps] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config0/vmmon-only'
make: *** [auto-build] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/tmp/vmware-config0/vmmon-only'
Unable to build the vmmon module.
Comment 1 Sandy McArthur 2002-04-10 17:06:58 UTC
This is fixed if you use linux-sources-2.4.19-r1
See Bug #1540 for some more info.