I jsut followed someones' advice on installing vmware-player by doing this:
03-24-2007, 02:09 AM
I'm running BT2 Final on my HD with VM WKS 6 beta as well - no problems.
# cd /usr/src/linux
# make mrproper
# make cloneconfig
# make modules_prepare
# make clean
then run VMware installer.
bt vmware-distrib # cd /usr/src/linux
bt linux # make mrproper
CLEAN .config .config.old include/asm .version include/linux/autoconf.h include/linux/version.h include/linux/utsrelease.h Module.symvers
bt linux # make cloneconfig
make: *** No rule to make target `cloneconfig'. Stop.
make: *** [cloneconfig] Error 2
It wont compile for some reason and I can't get any further than this. And now when I try to go through the vm install it says this:
I need to know how to install vmplayer (I've spent the last hour searching) as I'm doing a demonstration tomorrow.
The path "/usr/src/linux/include" is a kernel header file directory, but it
does not contain the file "linux/version.h" as expected. This can happen if
the kernel has never been built, or if you have invoked the "make mrproper"
command in your kernel directory. In any case, you may want to rebuild your
Any advice would be great.