vmware howto availability

jimf jimf at ntlworld.com
Sat Apr 6 16:43:43 BST 2002


On Sat, 6 Apr 2002 15:23:54 +0100
Simon Dick <simond at irrelevant.org> wrote:

> At a guess I'd say you need the kernel source tree installed :)

cheers simon !

What is 
a) "kernel source tree?" (mores to the point, hw do I install it?)
b) significance of "*** Error code 1" (eg. is it a standard error message received when "cant find kernel source tree" happens)

jimf



> 
> On Sat, Apr 06, 2002 at 03:19:07PM +0100, jimf wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of an installation howto for vmware. tried to install it from the ports but encountered problems with the following output
> > 
> > # make install
> > ===>  Building for vmware-1.1.2.364
> > ===> vmmon-only
> > "/usr/share/mk/bsd.kmod.mk", line 10: "can't find kernel source tree"
> > *** Error code 1
> > 
> > Stop in /usr/ports/emulators/vmware/work/vmware-distrib.
> > *** Error code 1
> > 
> > Stop in /usr/ports/emulators/vmware.
> > *** Error code 1
> > 
> > Stop in /usr/ports/emulators/vmware.
> > *** Error code 1
> > 
> > Stop in /usr/ports/emulators/vmware.
> > *** Error code 1
> > 
> > Stop in /usr/ports/emulators/vmware.
> > 
> > #
> > 
> > TIA
> > 
> > jimf
> > 
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> Simon Dick					simond at irrelevant.org




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