Bug 78758

Summary: VMware crashes when suspending virtual machine
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Pietro Dania <p.dania>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Description Pietro Dania 2002-11-29 07:21:27 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.0.0-10; Linux 2.4.18-10; X11; i686; en_US)

Description of problem:
VMware-Workstation 3.2 build 2230 crashes with 'AIO: Not Implemented' when suspending or abrubtely powering off the virtual machine on kernels 2.4.18-17.7.x and 2.4.18-18.7.x BUT NOT with kernel 2.4.18-10

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot with either 2.4.18-17.7.x or 2.4.18-18.7.x kernel
2. Run VMware Workstation 3.2 build 2230
3. Boot a Virtual Machine
4. Click on 'suspend'

Actual Results:  VMware crashes

Expected Results:  VMware successfully suspends teh virtual machine

Additional info:

Comment 1 Pietro Dania 2002-11-29 07:37:29 UTC
Full text of the VMware error dialog: 
VMware Workstation Unrecoverable error: (VMX) 
Please request support and include the contents of the log file: 'linux.log'. 

Comment 2 Pietro Dania 2003-01-10 12:03:57 UTC
The problem still exists in the latest 2.4.18-19.7.x kernel. 
Where could i get the kernel-2.4.18-10.src.rpm package ? 
Maybe i can fix it for you :-) 

Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2003-01-10 12:33:28 UTC
it's a bug in vmware; they need to fix their program.

Comment 4 Petr Vandrovec 2003-01-29 09:09:26 UTC
See http://www.vmware.com/support/kb/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=873 for
solution on this and couple of other VMware related problems (except
ones caused by glibc 2.3.1-nptl.