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hi, well after managing with the root password and more, i'm now encountering another problem - vmtools. The install cannot find my kernel headers at /usr/src/linux/include. I need to say ...
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    Installing VMtools


    hi,
    well after managing with the root password and more, i'm now encountering another problem - vmtools.
    The install cannot find my kernel headers at /usr/src/linux/include.
    I need to say that I already installed the kernel source and pointing to /usr/src/linux-2.6.22.9-1mdv don't really help here.

    your help will be appreciated!

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    Are you trying to install VMware Tools? And are you installing them on a Linux or Windows guest OS? What OS is the host?

    If it's a linux guest then you'll have to install gcc and the kernel-devel packages that match your running kernel. Check /usr/src for a directory called kernels. They may be in there as well.

    Maybe these links will help:
    Installing VMWare Tools - MandrivaUsers.org
    install vmware tools on mandriva oscartheduckin’ around
    THEON Forums :: View topic - MANDRIVA 2006: Backup VMware Guests under Linux

    The last one is cached because for some reason it didn't resolve normally.

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