Bug 21577 - Vmware 2.03 supplied with Redhat Linux 7.0 is unsupported in RH 7.0 due Kernel Limitations
Vmware 2.03 supplied with Redhat Linux 7.0 is unsupported in RH 7.0 due Kerne...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-12-01 07:10 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-04 16:49:12 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2000-12-01 07:10:02 EST
The version of VMWARE supplied with Redhat Linux Powertools in the Deluxe Edition of Redhat Linux 7.0 is not compatible
with the default kernel 2.2.16.

The VMWARE program clearly warns the end user that they must upgrade to 2.2.17 or downgrade to 2.2.15 in order that data CDROMs are 
recognised within Windows NT or 98 Guest OS.

I am trying to install NT, and I cannot because the VMWARE program cant read the CDROM due to the above problem.

Perhaps you can look at this?
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-02-09 15:19:55 EST
Fixed in errata kernel

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