[CentOS] vmware-server-console not installed
ggreene at minervanetworks.com
Tue Apr 27 15:29:58 UTC 2010
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Brian Mathis
> Sent: Monday, April 26, 2010 7:06 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] vmware-server-console not installed
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 8:05 PM, Gary Greene
> <ggreene at minervanetworks.com> wrote:
> > On 4/26/10 4:57 PM, "Dan Irwin" <dan at jackies.com.au> wrote:
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: centos-bounces at centos.org
> >>> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Kwan Lowe
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, 27 April 2010 3:52 AM
> >>> To: CentOS mailing list
> >>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] vmware-server-console not installed
> >>> There's the glibc issue that's still unresolved. There's another
> >>> issue with using Firefox as the admin client. It *might* let you in,
> >>> but the console plugin doesn't appear to be working again. Only client
> >>> that works for me is InternetExploder.
> >> So that's why the management interfaces from vmware 2 appear to keep
> >> crashing!
> >> Also, the console plugin seems to work fine in Firefox on Fedora 12, for
> >> me anyway.
> > The current work around is to downgrade glibc to that of 5.3, at least until
> > the next update from VMWare comes out that should fix this issue.
> > --
> > Gary L. Greene, Jr.
> You don't need to downgrade for the whole OS, you can just do it for
> VMware. See the procedure in the first comment in this bug
> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=3884. I have done that and it
> works fine. Just remember that if you update vmware, the edits to
> vmware-hostd will be undone, so you need to redo them.
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I'm not "downgrading the whole OS" only GLibC, Timezone, and NSCD packages. Once I did that, the latest version of VMWare Server loads just fine.
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