I had found that although VMware 14.0.0 installed OK with Kernel 4.13, the runtime performance was rather ‘sluggish’, and others have reported more serious memory issues…
There is a patch that may help with this – and thanks to Roke for reporting this, and to mkubecek for the actual patch..
Details are in this posting, on the VMware forum: https://communities.vmware.com/thread/572935
I have applied this to VMware 14.0.0 running on Kernel 4.13.9, and have found – so far – that a Win7 guest appears to be more responsive than before..
Robert Gadsdon. October 23, 2017.