[CentOS-virt] Fwd: 2 problems running CentOS 5.1 + kernel-vm in
Leonardo Vilela Pinheiro
leonardo.pinheiro at dobemsoftware.com
Fri Mar 7 19:44:49 UTC 2008
Inside VMware Fusion 1.1.1, I have a virtual machine running CentOS
5.1 x86_64 with:
- kernel-vm-2.6.18-53.1.13.el5.x86_64.rpm from
- kmod-open-vm-tools-0-0.2008018.104.22.168_53.1.13.el5vm.x86_64.rpm from
Sometimes (most times) I get this error during boot (first error):
"The VMware Tools poweron script did not run successfully in this
virtual machine - If you have configured a custom poweron script in
this virtual machine, please inspect it for errors; otherwise, please
submit a support request."
A screenshot of this error can be seen in:
This problem is very strange, it doesn't happen on every boot, and
usually when I boot another kernel (like change kernel-vm to
"kernel-default" or back) it disappears and only appears again after
some reboots using the kernel-vm.
I don't know a safe path to reproduce this bug, and I also don't know
for sure if it only happens with kernel-vm.
When I try to suspend the virtual machine (clicking on "Suspend
Guest"), I get the error that can be seen in:
When I try to suspend again, it gives no error and suspends, but when
it resumes it gives the error that can be seen in:
The second problem also happens when using:
- kernel-2.6.18-53.1.14.el5 (default kernel)
The second problem does *not* happen when using:
- kernel-2.6.18-53.1.14.el5 (default kernel) or
- default vmware-tools (which comes with VMware Fusion 1.1.1).
So it might be a problem in kmod-open-vm-tools.
If I may help debugging something, please tell me what to show you.
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