[CentOS] VMWare Server doesn't like new CentOS installation?
centos at linuxpowered.net
Thu Sep 4 03:44:51 UTC 2008
> I checked, and I am running xinetd, there _is_ an /etc/xinetd.d, and I
> have no idea what is causing this. I even went back, removed the
> 1.0.7 server and installed the 1.0.6 server, which I think is that
> last one I installed at home, and that got the same error (actually,
> the above is from the 1.0.6 install).
Not sure what the issue is, it seems that vmware doesn't
detect the existence of xinetd on your system, in which case
just put in the config by hand
aphro at vmware2:/etc/xinetd.d$ cat vmware-authd
# default: on
# description: The VMware remote access authentification daemon
disable = no
port = 902
socket_type = stream
protocol = tcp
wait = no
user = root
server = /usr/sbin/vmware-authd
type = unlisted
And restart xinetd and off you go (if port 902 is in use then
The driver compilation looked like it worked fine(the message
said it loaded perfectly into the running kernel).
I'm not sure what sort of check vmware does for xinetd, but
the error is harmless, not an indication of a compatibility
issue with the distribution.
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