[CentOS] vmware-server-console not installed

Tue Apr 27 15:46:42 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/27/2010 10:29 AM, Gary Greene wrote:
>> 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.

> 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.

Does anyone else think it is extremely strange that Red Hat introduced 
an incompatible base library change late in the life of their enterprise 
OS?  Or that VMware hasn't followed with a matching change in subsequent 
updates?  I don't get it.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com