VMware – 14.1.0 released – OK with Kernel 4.14, Still Broken with 4.15, and a Nasty Hack to Fix..

Just updated to VMware Workstation 14.1.0, and release notes are here:  https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Pro/14.0.0/rn/workstation-141-release-notes.html This now works OK with Kernel 4.14 (tested with 4.14.8) but vmmon is still broken with Kernel 4.15 (tested with 4.15-rc4): ……………. /tmp/modconfig-04hK9s/vmmon-only/linux/hostif.c: In function ‘HostIF_InitUptime’: /tmp/modconfig-04hK9s/vmmon-only/linux/hostif.c:1770:4: error: … Continue reading

VMware 11 – Fix for vmnet and Kernel 3.19..

Thanks to Al Viro, and to coderus on the VMware forum, we now have a solution for vmnet and Kernel 3.19, as follows: In vmnet-only/driver.c (lines 269, 1194, and 1195): Replace instances of f_dentry with f_path.dentry In vmnet-only/userif.c (line 526): … Continue reading