VMware Server and SLES10 SP1 on a PowerEdge 1600SC

John Bown john.bown at brulant.com
Wed Oct 3 14:39:41 CDT 2007

Hello everyone.  I'm trying to install VMware Server 1.0.3 on a freshly
installed and completely patched SLES 10 SP1 box.  I've barely even
touched the thing and already there are problems.  Here's what I've done
so far:


1) Added kernel-source, gcc, gcc-c++ and make.

2) Executed the following three commands from the
/usr/src/linux- directory: make mrproper, make cloneconfig
and modules_prepare.

3) vmware-config.pl ends with the following:


The directory of kernel headers (version does not
match your running kernel (version  Even if the
module were to compile successfully, it would not load into the running


Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?  If I just did an online update,
how are my kernel and kernel headers not the same version?  None of the
following have worked:






Any and all suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Many thanks.





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