[CentOS-virt] help getting open-vm-tools installed
amyagi at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 21:11:45 UTC 2008
On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 1:59 PM, Fletch Bowling <fletchb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Akemi Yagi wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 12:48 PM, Fletch Bowling <fletchb at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Fletch Bowling <fletchb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > You can tell for which kernel the kmod rpm is built for by looking at
> > the name. For example,
> > kmod-open-vm-tools-0-0.20080188.8.131.52_53.1.13.el5.i686.rpm
> > is for kernel 2.6.18_53.1.13.el5.i686
> > Find the one that matches your running kernel (uname -rm).
> > Akemi
> Thanks that got me a bit further but still running into dependency errors:
> This is my kernel: 2.6.18-53.1.14.el5xen i686
> This is the error message:
> Missing Dependency: open-vm-tools-kmod-common >= 0 is needed by package kmod-open-vm-tools
> Any idea where I can this this rpm??
> Thanks, Fletch
First of all ,you don't want to install the xen kernel as a guest.
Just get the standard kernel or kernel-vm. Second, the open-vm-tools
rpms for the latest kernel 2.6.18-53.1.14 are not available yet.
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