VMware Workstation 7.1.4 vs Linux Kernel 2.6.39

VMware Workstation 7.1.4 worked correctly on kernel 2.6.38, e.g. the modules built without problems.

Unfortunately, it's not working correctly anymore, after you upgrade to the latest linux kernel 2.6.39.

Thanks to Weltall, we now have a patch that brings Workstation (and probably Player, too) up-to-date with the newest kernel. Here's the original article: Running VMware Workstation / Player on linux 2.6.39 - UPDATED

I've also attached the patch to this article, because Weltall's blog is quite slow and sometimes even unreachable. If you need help applying the patch, follow the instructions on this page: VMware Workstation 7.1.3 runs great on Linux kernel 2.6.37.

Have fun!

vmware2.6.39fixed.patch9.31 KB

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thank you, thank you, thank you

Thanks so much for this patch. This is the first one I've found that actually works! I wished I had found this 2 months ago.

give thanks

I want to give thanks to you for a real solution for vmware 7.1.4 and kernel 2.6.39


Thanks again! works like a

Thanks again! works like a charm, hopefully it will work on 3.0 too!

Well, it's working flawlessly

Well, it's working flawlessly on 3.0.0-rc3, which I'm running now. :P

thanks for that. man, kernel

thanks for that. man, kernel upgrades are not my best friend...