VMware – New Driver 12.5.0 – OK with Kernel 4.7, and 4.8..
Updated to the latest VMware Workstation Pro version – 12.5.0, and it compiles OK with kernel.org kernel 4.7 (4.7.3) and also with 4.8 (4.8-rc6).
Release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/workstation/12pro/workstation-125-release-notes.html
Nice to see that they have actually fixed quite a lot of Linux-related ‘issues’, this time..
Robert Gadsdon. September 14, 2016
Does it builds with gcc6?
Yes – I’m using GCC 6.2.1 (Fedora 24)
I’m running VMWare Workstation 12.5.2 with kernel 4.8 (Debian). However, I’m not able to use any USB device anymore.
Starting vmware-usbarbitrator –info -f manually responses
USBArb: UsbArbPipeConnected: Connected to client, socket:11
USBArb: Version 7 is not supported.
USBArb: Closing client, error:71
Are there any hint to bring USB working back?