[CentOS-devel] centosplus unsupported kernel

Phil Schaffner P.R.Schaffner at IEEE.org
Sat Jan 21 13:25:13 UTC 2006

Just updated to the new 2.6.9- kernel (don't see
an Announce entry yet, but yum sees it) and found an apparently-minor
glitch in the gcc version when updating my VMware Workstation kernel

# vnware-config.pl
... snip ...
Using compiler "/usr/bin/gcc". Use environment variable CC to override.

Your kernel was built with "gcc" version "3.4.5", while you are trying to use
"/usr/bin/gcc" version "3.4.4". This configuration is not recommended and VMware
Workstation may crash if you'll continue. Please try to use exactly same
compiler as one used for building your kernel. Do you want to go with compiler
"/usr/bin/gcc" version "3.4.4" anyway? [no] yes

What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running
... snip ...

Despite the warning, the build finishes and VMware seems to work OK so
far.  Checked testing repo for a gcc update and didn't see one.


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