[CentOS] VMware server 2 - Strange behaviour

Georghy fusco at wanagain.net
Mon Mar 29 14:39:34 UTC 2010


Les Mikesell a écrit :
> Georghy wrote:
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>> Coert a écrit :
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>>> Georghy wrote:
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>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>> I recently install VMware on a server using PAE kernel
>>>>
>>>> everything was great until I use vmware server
>>>>
>>>> everytime i'm connecting to the vmware server web interface
>>>> after few seconds, the client loose server connection (server shows a 
>>>> loading page)
>>>> I can't access to my VM till I log on the server run /etc/init.d/vmware 
>>>> restart
>>>>
>>>> I try to connect to the server again but connection still fails
>>>>
>>>> I try /etc/init.d/vmware stop
>>>> /etc/init.d/vmware start
>>>>
>>>> then it respond me :
>>>>
>>>> Starting VMware services:
>>>>    Virtual machine monitor                                 [FAIL]
>>>>    Virtual machine communication interface                 [  OK  ]
>>>>    VM communication interface socket family:               [FAIL]
>>>>    Virtual ethernet                                        [FAIL]
>>>>    Bridged networking on /dev/vmnet0                       [  OK  ]
>>>>
>>>> I retry /etc/init.d/vmware start
>>>>
>>>> VMware Server is installed, but it has not been (correctly) configured
>>>> for the running kernel. To (re-)configure it, invoke the
>>>> following command: /usr/bin/vmware-config.pl.
>>>>
>>>> I try /usr/bin/vmware-config.pl but it doesn't work until I reboot
>>>>
>>>> I do reboot but connection fails again and I have to do the same thing 
>>>> above.
>>>>
>>>> what should I do to make thing working.
>>>>
>>>> /All help greatly/ appreciated
>>>>
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> Hi Georghy,
>>>
>>> I run VMware server 2 on PAE kernel.
>>>
>>> Are you running 2.0.2?
>>>
>>> I had the same problem as you when running < 2.0.2
>>>
>>> 2.0.2 has been fixed to work with CentOS 5.4 without that glibc trick on 
>>> the CentOS bug tracker.
>>> I have so far not had any problems with my installation.
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>> I've tried vmware server 2.0.2 and the problem still persist :s
>> vmware is stuck on a loading page and I can't access to my VM :(
>>     
>
> Did this bug ever get fixed?
> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=3884
>
> If you are in a position to reinstall everything, you might be better off 
> running VMware ESXi on the hardware and Centos + everything else as guests.
>
>   
I don't think my problem is kernel related because we have other VMware 
server running centOS and they work great with this kernel version (I 
didn't use yum -y update )

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Cordialement, / Greetings,
Georghy FUSCO



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