vmware workstation fedora20

asked 2014-11-22 13:24:50 -0600

khaledb gravatar image

i have a kernel 3.17.3-200.vanilla.stable.knurd.1.fc20.x86_64 my probleme is service vmware not start :

#systemctl status vmware
vmware.service - SYSV: This service starts and stops VMware services
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/rc.d/init.d/vmware)
   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Sat 2014-11-22 20:16:32 CET; 6min ago
  Process: 13123 ExecStart=/etc/rc.d/init.d/vmware start (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)
   CGroup: /system.slice/vmware.service                                           
           ├─1886 /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-vmblock-fuse -o subtype=vmware-vmblock,default_permissions,allow_other /var/run/vmblock-fuse
           └─1931 /usr/sbin/vmware-authdlauncher                                  

Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain vmware[13123]: Starting VMware services:    
Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain vmware[13123]: Virtual machine monitor[  OK  ]
Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain vmware[13123]: Virtual machine communication interface[  OK  ]
Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain vmware[13123]: VM communication interface socket family[  OK  ]
Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain vmware[13123]: Blocking file system[  OK  ]
Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain vmware[13123]: Virtual ethernet[FAILED]
Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain vmware[13123]: VMware Authentication Daemon[  OK  ]
Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: vmware.service: control process exited, code=exited status=1
Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Failed to start SYSV: This service starts and stops VMware services.
Nov 22 20:16:32 localhost.localdomain systemd[1]: Unit vmware.service entered failed state.*
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apparently you have to patch vmware modules for kernel 3.17, see if this helps.

also: there's another question on a similar topic

Brancomat gravatar imageBrancomat ( 2014-12-01 07:23:39 -0600 )edit