[Centos] VMWare problems on CentOS 3.3 x86-64

Will Dinkel wdinkel at teamhpc.com
Fri Dec 10 14:54:34 UTC 2004


Your system does have an ld-linux installed, it's just the 64-bit
version from glibc x86_64:

/lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2

Looks like VMWare needs the 32-bit ld-linux.so.2, which comes in glibc
i686.  Execute "yum install glibc.i686".  Hopefully that'll get you
going.

On Fri, 2004-12-10 at 04:35, Rob Beard wrote:
> Hi folks,
> 
> I'm hoping someone can help with a problem I'm having getting VMWare to work 
> on CentOS 3.3 (x86-64).
> 
> I recently downloaded VMWare workstation 4.5 (not sure of exact version number 
> but its the latest version as of yesterday).  I was hoping to run CentOS as my 
> main OS and then use VMWare to still support Windows XP machines and run the 
> couple of applications which refuse to work properly under Wine.
> 
> I installed the RPM okay, ran the configuration script fro VMWare, however 
> when it comes to running VMware I get a message about a missing libaray - "ld-
> linux.so.2".
> 
> I did a search on the hard disk and couldn't find it.  I also couldn't find an 
> RPM package (either source or binary) to install.
> 
> Everything else on CentOS seems to be going okay, its really fast compared to 
> Suse 9.1 which I was running previously (not sure if thats because I'm running 
> a 64-bit OS or that CentOS doesn't have as much running at once?).
> 
> Could anyone suggest how I can get this library?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Rob
> 
> 
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Will Dinkel
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