Bug 432682 - vmware driver in fedora 9 alpha 1 does not start due to missing symbol
vmware driver in fedora 9 alpha 1 does not start due to missing symbol
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-vmware (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-02-13 15:05 EST by Christopher Blizzard
Modified: 2008-02-14 07:29 EST (History)
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Description Christopher Blizzard 2008-02-13 15:05:47 EST
Description of problem:

When booting the Fedora 9 Alpha 1 CD under vmware fusion on the mac X fails to
start up to start the installation process.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Fedora 9 Alpha 1 build

How reproducible:

Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get a mac with vmware fusion.
2. Try and make a new virtual machine with the F9A1 LiveCD

Additional info:

X server fails to start up with the following error:

dlopen: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//vmware_drv.so: undefined symbol:
(EE) Failed to load /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//vmware_drv.so
(EE) Failed to load module "vmware" (loader failed, 7)
(EE) No drivers available.
Comment 1 Christopher Blizzard 2008-02-14 07:29:09 EST
Fixed in more recent versions of the vmware driver in rawhide.  Marking fixed.

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