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If you get this error during the Vmware module compilation: Unable to make a vsock module that can be loaded in the running kernel: insmod: error inserting ‘/tmp/vmware-config1/vsock.o’: -1 Unknown symbol in module What you need to do is the follo…

If you get this error during the Vmware module compilation:

Unable to make a vsock module that can be loaded in the running kernel:insmod: error inserting ‘/tmp/vmware-config1/vsock.o’: -1 Unknown symbol in module

What you need to do is the following:

untar vmci.tar (in /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source)build the module with ‘make’untar vsock.tar and copy the “Modules.symvers” file resulting from the previous compilation into the “vsock-only” directory. Rebuild the vsock.tar file and run “vmware-config.pl”.

Speaking in bash language:

cd /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/tar xvfp vmci.tartar xvfp vsock.tar cd vmci-only/makecp -av Module.symvers ../vsock-only/cd ..tar -f vsock.tar -cv vsock-only/vmware-config.pl

Now it should compile just fine.Thanks to Javier, I got this solution from http://communities.vmware.com/thread/208316

By Fabio Pedrazzoli Grazioli

IT Freelancer with Linux on AWS Cloud, Digital Nomad, Traveler.

Love for Healthy Living, Personal Development, Nutrition/Detox, Meditation, Zen, Yoga.

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