[CentOS] vmware-server-console not installed

Tue Apr 27 19:48:05 UTC 2010
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

on 4-27-2010 8:46 AM Les Mikesell spake the following:
> 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.
RedHat will post a change like that if the needed fixes cannot be backported
for some reason... It is rare, but does happen