C header files- how to install?
im trying to install vmware on my mdk10.1 guest, host windows 2003. while running vmware configuration tool, im stumped by this error:
what is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running kernel? [/usr/src/linux/include]
i looked at available packages and i get to see a lot of libxx files. which one should i use?
Re: C header files- how to install?
Originally Posted by jeisma
have you installed the kernel-source files. Do a
then you will have an output with the kernel you have. Then as root do
This then should download the correct kernel source. After that re-run your vmware-tools.pl & just answer all questions with an enter on your kb (all the above as root)
urpmi "the name of your kernel-source files" ex: urpmi kernel-source-2.6
vmware c header files problem
That won't be enough. It is true, you'll need the kernel source that matches the kernel source (kernel-source-2.6 for a 2.6.x.xx running kernel) but you'll also need to do a few more steps. I too am having this problem and came across this post in my search for a solution. Have a look at this link:
which talks about a few more steps that are required.