[CentOS] Re: VMware not correctly configured for running kernel

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Oct 22 18:37:17 UTC 2007

on 10/22/2007 11:28 AM Rogelio spake the following:
> Something happened over the weekend power-related on my VMware test
> server, and when I came back and restarted my VMware server box
> (running CentOS), I got the following message:
> "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 ran that .pl script, answered all the questions (just entering in
> the default values), and all seems to work ok now.
> Is this someting VMware related?  CentOS 4 related?  Or possibly some
> misconfiguration on my part? This box has been working fine for months
> (and has been rebooted many times), so I'm not sure what "changed"
> (certainly nothing on the host OS level).
> Any help pointing me in the right direction would be greatly appreciated.
Have you re-booted since the last kernel update?
Somewhere near the end of September.

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