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Stephen, I was able to build open-vm-tools dkms on ubuntu with: open-vm-tools-2013.04.16-1098359 https://sourceforge.net/projects/open-vm-tools/files/open-vm-tools/Development%20Snapshots/ I had to remove 0002-procps.patch and 0005-kernel-38-fixes.patch from the ubuntu package to get an updated debian package to build. Hope that helps!
2013-05-19 10:31:53 PDT by bhundven
I try to build open-vm-tools on openSUSE build system against the current Tumbleweed release (oS 12.3 + newer Kernel (3.9.1-7.gb6484b6). The build stops with errors: ... modules/linux/vmhgfs/inode.c: In function 'HgfsPermission': ... modules/linux/vmhgfs/inode.c:1821:64: error: macro "hlist_for_each_entry" passed 4 arguments, but takes just 3 .....
2013-05-12 13:54:37 PDT by wernerflamme
open-vm-tools: 2013.04.16-1098359 Making all in backdoor make: Entering directory `/build/buildd/open-vm-tools-2013.04.16-1098359/lib/backdoor' --------------------------------------SNIP--------------------------------------------- In file included from /build/buildd/open-vm-tools-2013.04.16-1098359/lib/include/backdoor.h:44:0, from backdoor.c:49...
2013-05-11 14:10:26 PDT by n-minker
With 3.9 kernel VMCI and VSOCK are in the upstream kernel (no longer part of open-vm-tools). As part of the upstream conversion the VMCI function names changed, breaking vmhgfs. Using kernel modules from open-vm-tools-9.2.3-1031360 Attempts to load vmhgfs module fail with [ 13.880701] vmhgfs: Unknown symbol VMCIDatagram_Send (err 0) [ 13.880752] vmhgfs: Unknown symbol...
2013-05-08 17:36:26 PDT by shemminger
Hi Steve, Thanks a lot! David.
2013-05-06 22:27:39 PDT by dkoudela
David, I have reproduced this issue and will apply your diffs and yes, probably refactor since HgfsDelete does the same thing. Thanks. Steve.
2013-05-06 11:43:29 PDT by lousybrit
Hi David, I currently work on the HGFS file system, and just got notice of this from dtor. Thanks for looking into this, I will take a look at the modified file and run it through some checks and tests. I recently ran some perforce sync in my Ubuntu VM running on my Windows 7 host. I didn't see any issues of note, but I will retry and pay close attention.
2013-05-06 10:58:02 PDT by lousybrit
This seems to be fixed in ubuntu: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/open-vm-tools/+bug/1100096.
2013-04-30 05:45:56 PDT by https://www.google.com/accounts
To have modules built into the kernel the kernel sources need to be patched. Open-vm-tools project will not be providing kernel patches, however newer kernels already have most of the VMware drivers available.
2013-04-29 10:49:23 PDT by dtor
Hello, I don't run my servers with modules enabled, so I cannot install any flavor of vmware tools, because they both require modules enabled in the server kernel. Why? Is it not possible to provide ability to install/run open-vm-tools without enabling modules in the kernel? Thanks.
2013-04-28 12:48:19 PDT by libertytrek